Governor Signs Proclamation Observing Florida Veteran Suicide Prevention Week

September 10, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott has declared the week of Sept. 9-15, 2018 as Florida Veteran Suicide Prevention Week. The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs is partnering statewide with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Crisis Center of Tampa Bay in a campaign of awareness and prevention.

VA Medical Centers are taking the lead this week in hosting information fairs and other events to bring awareness to their local communities.

2018 Florida Veteran Suicide Prevention Week Proclamation


For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. You are NOT alone!
Veterans in Florida, call the Florida Veterans Support Line at 1-844-MyFLVet (693-5838) or 2-1-1.