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While the suicide rate among veterans is still higher than that of the general population, there is hope as laid out in the 2020 National Veteran Suicide Report.

The report details a half-dozen “Anchors of Hope” related to suicide rates among veterans enrolled in health care through the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). While the rest of the veteran population continues to see increases in suicide rates, the adjusted rate for veterans who’ve had recent care through VHA has actually decreased, according to the report.

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