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June 25, 2020

President Announces Roadmap for Task Force Against Vet Suicide

On June 17, President Trump announced a plan of action for the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS) Task Force.  Its goal is to develop a countrywide strategy of support to end the crisis of veteran suicide.  The PREVENTS Task Force has partnered with corporations, veteran organizations, and universities to create a network of support for veterans and prioritize their mental health.  Secretary Wilkie, Secretary Scalia, and Secretary Ben Carson serve on the force, with Barbara van Dahlen as its executive director.