Preventing PTSD suicides

How can gun locks help in the fight against suicide?

Posted: Tue Sep 18 20:52:14 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Sep 18 20:52:14 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for Preventing PTSD suicides

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is helping prevent p?t?s?d related suicides. a startling statistic reveals up to 30?percent of veterans may suffer from the disorder ? that's according to the u.s. department of veterans affairs. newsroom k?i?m?t news 3's kaleb gill?lock is live in the mason city news room with the details... kaleb? katie ? the cerro gordo county veteran affairs office is partnering up with the veterans crisis line in order to prevent post?traumatic ? stress related deaths. after coming back from a deployment... especially in a war zone, they might be more prone to suicide. post traumatic stress disorder can impact anyone... particularly those who serve our country. in hopes of combating the statistic... the veterans crisis line surprised cerro gordo county veterans affairs office with a special package... we had no idea what they were and we were to give them out to veterans that come into our office whether they are looking for a gun lock or just coming and they own a firearm just for that extra protection for them and their family members. since it's launch in 2007... the crisis line has helped over three and a half million veterans. it's a toll free number and it is always there if the c boc isn't open here in mason city, iowa or not able to go down to des moines. it is there for veterans who are in need of support and someone to talk to. jonathan says the distribution of these locks is beneficial... especially to those who may not be able to afford one. if they're giving out the gun locks, that's a good thing for if you or someone you know is interested in getting one of these locks, you can stop by the veteran affairs office at the cerro gordo county court house. live from the k? i?m?t news three news room, i'm kaleb gillock. thank you, kaleb. you can find more information about the veterans crisis line and how to recognize the signs of suicide risk on our website at k?i?m?t dot com. lyme disease is the most commonly reported tick? borne illness in the u?s depending on the stage of infection, it can cause a wide range of symptoms, ranging
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