FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
An inaugural Veterans Suicide Prevention & Awareness Day ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 5 at 3:00 p.m. with State and military dignitaries including Governor Walz, a Veteran who served for 24 years in the Army National Guard, and former member of Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs who served on both the Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Armed Services Committee. The event will be held at North St. Paul Veterans Park located at 2438 Margaret Street in North St. Paul.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention recently published the 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report. This report notes: