ABC News Denver: Support options increasing for Colorado veterans as suicide rates surge


DENVER - A study by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs shows surging suicide numbers among U.S. military members, particularly women.

The data reveals female veterans are committing suicide at a rate six times higher than civilian women, according to the V.A.

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Changes in Suicide Mortality for Veterans and Nonveterans by Gender and History of VHA Service

Use, 2000–2010 Claire A. Hoffmire, Ph.D., Janet E. Kemp, R.N., Ph.D., Robert M. Bossarte, Ph.D

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