About 14% Of US Veterans Surveyed Reported Having Suicidal Thoughts

HealthDay (4/12, Preidt) reports that nearly “14 percent of” some 2,000 “US veterans surveyed during a two-year Veterans Affairs (VA) study reported having suicidal thoughts.” In addition, 65 percent of veterans surveyed “who reported suicidal thoughts…had never gotten any mental health treatment.” The findings were published online March 2 in the Journal of Affective Disorders.

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— “Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VA,” Robert Preidt, HealthDay, April 12, 2016.

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