This week, the LA Times covered a new report on the suicide rate among female veterans. The report highlighted the need to look closer at the mental health needs and issues faced by women when they serve and after they come home. What does this mean for female veterans in New Mexico?
NMiF producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with Lt. Col. Patricia (Pat) Gaston (retired), president of Women Veterans of New Mexico.
Women Veterans Hotline – 1 (855) VA-WOMEN
National Suicide Hotline – 1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)
In Albuquerque, contact the local VA for 24 hour care