A staggering 20 veterans commit suicide every day, and the VFW is committed to helping change the narrative and stigma surrounding mental health in America.
In order to raise awareness, foster community engagement, improve research and provide intervention for those affected by invisible injuries and emotional stress, the VFW has teamed up with the nationwide organizations Give an Hour and the Campaign to Change Direction, One Mind, PatientsLikeMe and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to combat this critical issue. (courtesy of VFW.ORG).
Knowing the Five Signs is simple and can help to create a common language to allow us to recognize the signs of emotional suffering in ourselves and others. The Five Signs of the Campaign to Change Direction are something all of us need to know, and they include:
For more information, visit www.changedirection.org