September 2015

These Hands

Suicide Prevention Month is drawing to an end, but Veteran suicide is not. This is an ongoing problem for our nation, especially for our Warriors. I read with sadness the other day about yet another of…


Suicide prevention means keeping a constant watch on battle buddies

By Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs He had received all the mandatory training and watched all the suicide-prevention videos, but was not prepared when his best friend took his…


Ending veteran homelessness in Denver

This is a follow-up to our recent post about how an organization in Denver is fighting Veteran homelessness. While the Department of Veterans Affairs will fall short of its goal to end veteran homelessness in…


Kevin Briggs: the bridge between suicide and life

For many years Sergeant Kevin Briggs had a dark, unusual, at times strangely rewarding job: He patrolled the southern end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a popular site for suicide attempts. In a sobering,…


September is Suicide Prevention Month

Your actions could save a life Be a part of The Power of 1 by showing your support during Suicide Prevention Month. Whether it’s simply letting a Veteran know you’re there to listen, or encouraging…