Link: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/308413-to-reduce-mental-health-stigma-among-veterans-higher-education

By Carl Sheperis and Adam Such
December 2, 2016

In 2014, 55 U.S. military service members died fighting in Afghanistan. Today, an average of 20 veterans lose their lives every day to suicide, according to a recent report by the Department of Veteran Affairs.

We do a spectacular job of providing our citizens with resources they need to keep our country safe. But the moment these brave men and women come home, there is a profound opportunity to better support their adjustment back to civilian life.