Veteran Suicide: VA Efforts to Identify Veterans at Risk Through Analysis of Health Record Information, Report to Congressional Committees [open pdf - 918KB]
From the Highlights: "Veterans suffer a disproportionately higher rate of suicide compared to nonveterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs established veteran suicide prevention as its highest clinical priority. It also established a goal of ensuring that at-risk and underserved veterans receive the care and resources they need to end veteran suicide. The Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 included a provision for GAO [Government Accountability Office] to review efforts to manage veterans at high risk for suicide. This report describes 1) the REACH VET [Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health-Veterans Enhanced Treatment] program and 2) findings from VHA's [Veterans Health Administration's] analysis of the potential benefits of the REACH VET program."
Government Accountability Office: https://www.gao.gov/