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By Mark Brennan
The Siuslaw News 

BREAKING THE SILENCE: Vet suicides in Ore. are two times national average, 3 of 4

Shining a light on Oregon's suicide crisis

 
Series: Breaking the Silence | Story 5

April 18, 2019

Editor's note: This is the third in a four-part special collaboration between The Creswell Chronicle, the Cottage Grove Sentinel, Siuslaw News and Newport News-Times. Each week in April, these newspapers will contribute a part about Oregon's suicide crisis to the series.

Suicide by veterans is a major problem across America and in Oregon, and it is a problem that, according to recent statistics, is getting worse.

Suicide among soldiers was a topic of conversation last week among Florence-area veterans, spurred primarily by the visit of the traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memori...



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