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  • Everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention. It’s up to all of us to change the way we think about suicide. These tragedies ARE preventable. One of the most effective ways to do that is to educate colleagues, friends, and family about the warning signs of suicide.

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  • Did you know there are practical steps you can take to be safe? It is important to be safe and protect yourself from motor vehicle crashes...

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  • When medications are taken as directed, they can greatly improve your health. But if they are not taken as instructed, they may not work...

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The cornea functions as a "clear window" on the front of the eye. A corneal abrasion is a scratch on the surface of the cornea. This video discusses how a corneal abrasion occurs, available treatments, and preventive steps you can take.

MENTAL HEALTH LIBRARY
Suicide Prevention

A Veteran may not show any signs of wanting to self-harm before doing so. But there are some signs to look for. And certain conditions that can put a person at risk.

LIVING WITH...
Insomnia

Insomnia is when you have a hard time falling or staying asleep, or you wake up too early. Insomnia can be an chronic problem for some people. Learn more about insomnia and what you can do to get that much needed sleep.

LIVING WELL
Be Involved in Your Health Care

Being involved means thinking of yourself as a partner in your healthcare. When you visit a provider, speak up. Say what’s on your mind. And ask questions when you don’t understand.

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