Groups Work To Raise Awareness, Lower Veteran Suicide Rate

Veterans are much more likely to kill themselves than people who’ve never served. And nearly 17 veterans nationwide die by suicide every day. But heightened awareness about suicide has meant the difference for some veterans.


In 2011, Alex Randolph was in Iraq, in the middle of a tour of duty with the Army. What happened one evening would haunt him for years, and change the way his friends back home saw him. Those memories eventually led Randolph to think about killing himself.