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...
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...
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...
VA.gov Google Adwords History

Federal Government Shuts Off Google Adwords Campaign For VA.gov After ‘Blatant Mismanagement’

One federal agency has apparently shut off the VA.gov Google Adwords campaign after the "blatant mismanagement" was exposed by DisabledVeterans.org. Yesterday, I exposed that the Department...
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...

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