American Legion ‘Be The One’ Campaign Aims to Reduce Veteran Suicides

A total of 188 veterans died of suicide in Missouri in 2019 and a new national American Legion campaign aims to reduce that number.

Former Navy SEAL Dave Berkenfield lost his brother to suicide and is promoting the “Be The One” campaign:

Berkenfield says mental health is one of the toughest challenges facing veterans.

Those in need of help can call the new 9-8-8 national Crisis Lifeline and press “1” to be connected to a veteran-specific counselor.