The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released state-level veteran suicide data as a follow-up to its 2015 National Suicide Data Report. The updated 2015 state data sheets offer an analysis of veteran suicide data by age, gender and suicide method for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The data underscores the fact that suicide remains an important national public health concern The updated 2015 state data sheets are available online. Download the National Strategy for Preventing Veteran Suicide at the VA Suicide Prevention webpage under ‘Strategy and Education.’
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