MONDAY MUSINGS

Faith and Losing a Loved One to Suicide

My brother John and I grew up doing nearly everything together.  We are only sixteen months apart and we lived in the middle nowhere, so that meant we were each other’s best friends for a long time. My parents would probably disagree, but I don’t really remember fighting that much. We just got along.  Growing… Continue reading Faith and Losing a Loved One to Suicide

MONDAY MUSINGS

What’s Being Done to Prevent Veteran Suicide?

  The latest report by the Department of Veterans Affairs from July 2016 finds that 20 veterans committed suicide each day in 2014. In 2010, the Department of Veterans Affairs estimated the veteran suicide rate to be 22 veterans per day, based on three million medical records from 20 states. The 2016 findings were based… Continue reading What’s Being Done to Prevent Veteran Suicide?