Archive for Tag: suicide prevention

Rooney calls on Assembly to raise awareness of veterans suicides

TRENTON, N.J. – Veteran and active duty military suicides account for more deaths since 2010 than combat mortalities from the Vietnam War and post-9/11 conflicts combined. The mental health crisis afflicting military personnel needs more attention, Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney says. With the Senate resolution, sponsored by Sens. Kristin...

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Bergen introduces six more bills to help New Jersey veterans

TRENTON, N.J. – Keeping his promise to make New Jersey the best state for veterans to live, work and play, Assemblyman Brian Bergen introduced six new pieces of legislation Thursday to accomplish that mission. The latest measures cutting property and income taxes, boosting jobs, and increasing veteran mental health...

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