Take The American Legion’s national online mental health survey

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From: The American Legion
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 6:55 AM
To: Keith Birkemeyer
Subject: Take The American Legion’s national online mental health survey

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Take The American Legion’s national online mental health survey
Dear American Legion Family and Friends,

As you are well aware, we are in the midst of a crisis involving the high rate of veteran suicide. The American Legion is focused on understanding the causes and ensuring that effective treatments and resources are available to all veterans.

That is why the Legion is conducting a national online mental health survey, which was launched on May 16, 2019, in an effort to find effective ways to reduce and prevent veteran suicide. Hundreds have responded so far, but many more are needed.

Now, The American Legion needs your help to address this issue. Learn more about why this survey is so important.

We need to understand the causes and ensure that effective treatments and resources are available to all veterans. The American Legion is dedicated to help all veterans suffering from thoughts of suicide regardless of where they live. Traumatic Brain Injury, depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are some of the serious issues that this survey can help us better understand.

I implore you to take a few minutes of your time to fill out the mental health survey. All responses are confidential, and no personal information is collected.

This research is critical in our effort to address this crisis and improve mental health treatment for veterans and their caregivers. Our policy and resolutions on these important issues have the power to save the lives of our brothers and sisters. Encourage other post members, veterans, and caregivers in your community to take the survey as well, because the only way forward is together.

Veterans, servicemembers and caregivers can go directly to the online survey here.

Thank you for potentially saving lives and giving this your full support. And remember if you or a loved one are having thoughts of suicide, the VA crisis line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Contact the Veterans Crisis Line at (800) 273-8255 and press 1. Or text 838255.

For God and Country,

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Brett Reistad
National Commander
American Legion Mental Health Survey. Take it now.
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