Preventing Veteran Suicide
Suicide is preventable. Here's what we know and what we're doing about it.
VA Suicide Prevention
Suicide is complex and there isn't a single solution. That's why everything we do is led by these three principles.
Suicide is preventable.
Suicide prevention requires a public health approach.
Everyone has a role to play.
Learn how we're preventing Veteran suicide and why it matters.
Suicide prevention efforts must be tailored to the unique needs of Veterans.
Select below to better understand the unique factors, latest suicide prevention efforts and what is next in VA Suicide Prevention.
2023 Annual Report
The link below connects you to the Department of Veterans Affairs 2023 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. This report provides new information regarding suicide death among Veterans and non-Veteran U.S. adults from 2001 through 2021. It is important to highlight that this report includes the first full year of information since the onset of COVID-19 of March 2020.View The Annual Report
We're always looking at the data to better understand how to prevent Veteran Suicide. Check this page often for more updates and new information.