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VA Failed to Spend Millions of Dollars Available for Suicide Prevention: Report

A $6.2 million media budget was set aside for prevention efforts, but less than 1 percent was used. Each day, about 20 veterans commit suicide.

REUTERS

In the almost two years of the Trump administration, the rate of suicide by veterans soared. Each day, about 20 veterans end their lives. According to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), there's been mismanagement in the millions allotted for suicide prevention.

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