NVDRS special report: Deaths from suicide among U.S. Veterans and Armed Forces in 16 states

Date: 2018
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  Safe States Alliance
Publisher:  Author
State:  Alaska, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin

This special report focuses on suicide deaths among veterans and armed forces members using 2010 – 2014 data from 16 states participating in the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). The report draws comparisons between characteristics and circumstances of veteran/armed forces and non-veteran civilian suicide deaths. The report and its companion pieces include key findings, those findings illustrated with an infographic and 16 states profiles (also available separately) with infographics. 

Populations:  Racial and Ethnic Groups, Military Service Members and Veterans
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Behavioral Health Disorders