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VA Expands Suicide Hotline Service With Second Call Center In Atlanta05:20
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Federal data show the suicide rate among veterans has risen over the last decade. In 2007, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs approached this problem with a 24-hour call center in upstate New York. The VA recently expanded that service with a second hotline in Atlanta.

Sean Powers (@SeanPowersGPB) from Here & Now contributor Georgia Public Broadcasting has our story.

This segment aired on April 18, 2017.

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