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...
Veteran Suicide John Cochran VA Hospital

Veteran Suicide In Waiting Room At John Cochran VA Medical Center

St. Louis police reported Monday that a veteran suicide occurred in the waiting room of John Cochran VA Medical Center. Authorities in VA informed the...
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...
Death By Suicide Charles Ingram Northfield VA

REPORT: Veteran Charles Ingram Suicide By Fire Linked To Massive VA Fails

Northfield, NJ - VA OIG finally issued its report on the death of the veteran Charles Ingram, a veteran who lit himself on fire...
VA Malpractice John Beemer Kansas City VA

Malpractice: Veterans Affairs Negligently Induced Deadly Allergic Reaction, Pays $500,000 To Settle Malpractice Case

Veterans Affairs recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $500,000 involving an 84-year-old veteran who died from an allergic reaction to the medication the...

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