Veterans and suicide: Northeast Ohio veterans share stories amid rise in suicides

These three veterans have been out of active duty for years, but find themselves fighting a different battle: The rising issue of suicide, depression and PTSD in our veterans and active duty soldiers.

“By 2023, we will have more deaths by suicide than post-911 combat,” Kwasniak points out.

He is referring to a report by a Boston University student out just this summer- that estimates that since 911, we’ve lost more active duty personnel and veterans to suicide than those actually killed combat.

A statistic, each of these men can understand.

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