USPS: Caring Letters Program curbs veteran suicides

Mail call has always been a morale-boosting military tradition, but it turns out that mail can do more than improve a service member’s disposition — it can also save their life. Last summer, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched the Caring Letters Program, which mails recurring messages to veterans enrolled in VA health…

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USPS: National Suicide Prevention Week – September 6-12

The Postal Service’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is highlighting National Suicide Prevention Week, which is Sept. 6-12. The week calls attention to the importance of mental health care, early intervention, proper diagnosing and regular treatment to prevent suicides. The EAP website has several resources, including a video on suicide prevention and a downloadable book, “Suicide…

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