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Advocating for Passage of Legislation to Upend the Trend of Veteran Suicide

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July 8, 2019

Veterans are particularly vulnerable to mental health struggles which, when untreated, can lead to increased risk of suicide. They suffer a disproportionately higher rate of suicide compared to the general population. Congress is actively engaged in fighting this public health crisis. In this floor speech Senator John Boozman (R-AR) advocated for legislation that can give hope to veterans at risk of suicide:

IMPROVE Wellbeing for Veterans Act
SPEED Act
Reach Every Veteran in Crisis Act

Original article source: https://www.boozman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2019/7/advocating-for-legislation-to-upend-the-trend-of-veteran-suicide | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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