Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Emergency Departments Treating Veteran for Suicide (ED-VeTS)|
Angela D Waliski
||Little Rock, AR
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||Health Services R&D
|| June 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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There are an estimated 20.8 million Veterans living in the U.S.1 with just over 9 million enrolled in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).2 Although Veterans comprise only 8.5% of the U.S. population, they account for over 20% of suicide deaths.3,4 Of the estimated 20 Veterans who die by suicide each day, about six received VA care.3,4,5 Little is known about the 14 decedents not engaged in VHA care because there is no nationwide mechanism to identify, track, and compare healthcare practice...
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