VA Suicide Iowa City

No Vacancy: IG Says VA Rejected Suicidal Veteran Before Suicide

VA OIG confirmed allegations that one VA psychiatrist refused to admit a suicidal veteran hours before he committed suicide. Why? The inpatient unit was full. Had VA...
Kristen Ambury

Police SWAT Kills Suicidal Veteran While Trying To Save Her

A police SWAT team shot and killed a suicidal veteran while trying to save her after she threatened suicide hours earlier. Army veteran Kristen Ambury...
Parking Lot Suicides

Parking Lot Suicides: Veterans Found Dead In VA Parking Lots

Over the past month, multiple veterans have been found dead in cars in various parking lots at VA hospitals across the country. Most recently, police...
Minneapolis VA Mental Health

‘No Media’ For Minneapolis VA Mental Health Patient Suicide

A whistleblower disgusted by the lack of regard for the recent suicide of a Minneapolis VA mental health patient leaked the VHA Issue Brief. According...
Veterans Crisis Line Audit

Veterans Crisis Line Fails To Collect Data On Post-Call Suicides, Ignores Earlier IG Audit

A new audit shows the Veterans Crisis Line failed to implement action plans from a February 2016 IG audit and does not collect post-call...
Magic 8 Ball VA Suicide Prediction

Veterans Affairs Launches New Suicide Prediction Tool

The Department of Veterans Affairs just announced the launch of a new suicide prevention data analysis tool to help detect and treat veterans at...
VA Mental Health

Understaffed VA Mental Health Program To Expand Services

Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin just announced his understaffed VA mental health system will expand services to veterans with “bad paper” discharges. The beleaguered...

PROPAGANDA: VA Misleads Public, Says It Fixed Veterans Crisis Line Already

In a fit of propaganda, VA asserted it fixed the Veterans Crisis Line problem while in reality only fixing one of a myriad of...

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