Veteran Community Organization Panelists for our Faith Based Organization, Mental Health Suicide Prevention Forum

" Building a local community coalition to help prevent Veteran Suicide We are going to have 3 panels (Faith Based Organizations, Mental Health and Veteran Community organizations) Here are some of our Veteran Community Panelists for our 18 May Event. More are going to be here. It's time to get involved to prevent Veteran suicide and support Families who lost a Veteran to suicide
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VCV presents at Florida Suicide Prevention Conference in Tallahassee

On 19 Mar 2019, Veterans Counseling Veterans will be presenting on Families who lost Veterans to suicide at the Florida Suicide Prevention Coalitions annual conference in Tallahassee, Florida. The presentation will be a panel discussion conducted by two mothers who lost their Veteran sons to suicide. They will provide some of the unique experiences parents of Veterans face how they managed the terrible tragedy from when they learned their child by suicide, their interactions with the VA and the ...
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VCV’s Special Memorial for Families who lost a Veteran to suicide

On 20 May 2018, Veterans Counseling Veterans held its 4th Annual Special Memorial for Veterans and Families who lost a Veteran to suicide. The Special Memorial is held to provide suicide survivors a safe place to recognize their loved ones without fear of stigma. Councilman Luis Viera awarded VCV a recognition from the full Tampa council. The guest speakers were Mytrice Landers and Carol Rasor-Cordero. Both lost their Veteran sons to suicide. Their testimony was heartwrenching and their wasn't a...
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Veterans Counseling Veterans and American Legion Post 5 held a Memorial Service for Family members who lost a Veteran to Suicide

On 22 May 2016, Veterans Counseling Veterans and American Legion Post 5 in Tampa, FL held a special Memorial Service for family and friends who lost a veteran to suicide. Veterans committing suicide is a National epidemic but it has a local solution. It requires a partnership within the entire community to effectively reduce suicide. Veterans Counseling Veterans INC and American Legion Post 5 held a special Veterans Memorial Service dedicated to the veterans who were lost to suicide on 22 Ma...
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VA’s Commission for Care meeting on 18-19 April 2016

  The Commission for Care commissioners met on 18-19 April 2016 to continue to discuss ways to reform the VA. The commission consists of 14 members selected by President, Speaker of House, Majority and minority of both houses. Commissioners For Care: Nancy M. Schlichting, Chairperson (Nominated by resident) Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, Vice Chairperson (Nominated by Speaker of the House, US Air Force) Michael A. Blecker (Nominated by Minority Party, Army) David P. Blom (Nominated by Sp...
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Florida’s Veterans Live Matter Memorial Day/Rally for Suicide Prevention

Memorial Day for Service members who completed Suicide Memorial Day is just around the corner. It is a day the nation remembers all the service members who died for this country. All except the ones who completed suicide. Last year Veterans Counseling Veterans and Post 5 held a "Florida Lives Matter" Memorial Day/Rally. We chose the 22 May to acknowledge the 22 a day Veteran suicide rate in the U.S.  We chose to combine our memorial with a rally to show we haven't forgotten and we care. &...
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