It’s the last day to donate a remembrance wreath for one of the 45- hundred gravestones at pikes peak national cemetery in colorado springs. right now, only 31- hundred wreaths have been donated. donating a wreath will only cost 17 dollars. the wreaths will be placed on december 16th at 9 in the morning, and the event is open to the public.
New research finds suicide among veterans is on the rise, and Mt. Carmel and Next Chapter, want to turn that trend around. They’re focusing on mental health. In particular, helping make the transition from the military to citizen life less stressful. Behavioral health experts say when a veteran leaves the military, they lose what they have identified as, for years. Helping them find a new way of living in the civilian world and new mission with new purposes is very important. If you or someone you know needs help, you can call the national suicide prevention lifeline number on your screen. That’s 988. Lines are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
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