Be There For Our Service Members & Veterans!
Remember, You Are Not Alone.
Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
2015-2018 Veterans Suicide Data via Washington State Department of Health
BeThe1To: If you think someone you know is considering suicide, talk to them and connect them to the support they need.
Many of the signs that someone may be considering suicide will be harder to read during times of physical distancing. Changes in routine especially will not be as apparent, but there are other things you can look for:
- Changes in tone, language, and time of day when texting, talking, or posting online
- Do they answer your calls or texts?
- Changes in the frequency (more or less) and content of what they might be sharing online or if they share media links with you
- In addition to the above, if there is a change in energy levels or appetite; increased use of drugs or alcohol; mood swings; trouble sleeping or relaxing; frequent headaches, stomachaches, or body pains; heightened worrying or anxiety; and inability to feel pleasure, it could be a reason to check in.
See PDF for Page Two of Data
To learn more about Your Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Suicide Prevention Program,
Codie Marie Garza MSPH
Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Veteran Services, Counseling & Wellness
Washington Department of Veteran Affairs
1102 Quince St SE Olympia, WA 98504
Office: (360) 725-9849