Veteran suicides to be recorded in first official count to understand mental health needs | ITV News

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Published on 21 Sep 2021, 18:34
The government will start officially counting veteran suicides, it has announced after years of campaigning by veterans groups and bereaved families.

Although veteran groups have been undertaking unofficial counts since 2018, the government says official data will be used to understand where dedicated mental health services are needed in England and Wales and allow the government to ensure these services are there for veterans.

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