Biden announces new strategy to reduce military and veteran suicides
President Biden announced on Tuesday a new strategy to reduce military and veteran suicide that includes promoting safe firearm storage and guides for firearm dealers.
Why it matters: "Since 2010, more than 65,000 veterans have died by suicide — more than the total number of deaths from combat during the Vietnam War and the operations in Iraq and Afghanistan combined," the White House wrote in a news release.
The strategy is pillared by five priorities, per the White House:
Improving lethal means safety
Enhancing crisis care and helping care transitions
Increasing access to effective care...