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TONIGHT "Healing Through Faith!" Addition of Warriors for Life (WFL) & VFV — "No Easy Answers!"

Join Volunteer, Veteran & Former First Responder SGT Steve McFarland TONIGHT for "Healing Through Faith" addition of Warriors for Life (WFL) Online Peer Group Support sponsored and presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc.

Invite a friend, tell a friend, and share with your friends they may need support or know someone who needs support!

Get connected, get involved, with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, Military Families/Spouses, and Caretakers/Caregivers every Sunday Night!

TONIGHT's Topic: "No Easy Answers!"

Suicide just struck too close to home - again. I wish I could say that suicide is very rare, but unfortunately another family suffers a suicide every twelve minutes, seven days a week. A quarter of those are either Veterans or First Responders. Veterans and First Responders make up a disproportional percentage of those who take their own lives.

People…loved-ones…take their own lives every day. Suicide has become a tragic epidemic, with no end in sight. Suicide statistics are grim, but they aren't just numbers.These are real people, not just numbers. In more tangible terms:

  • Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US.

  • We lose a community every day. I live in a community which probably doesn't even have 121 people in it, so it would be wiped out, and then some.

  • We lose a small town every week. There are many small towns that don't even have 850 residents. They would be a total-loss.

  • We lose 3,400 people to suicide every month, which is the equivalent of a modest-size town.

  • Our annual losses to suicide would populate a small city (44,000).

I, too, am a suicide survivor. My story is told here also. The common thread that runs through every story…every experience…is WHY? Why did your loved-one…my wife…commit suicide. There are no easy answers…

I wish I could provide answers to everyone who has lost a loved-one to suicide, but I can’t, because the answers aren’t easy. I wish I could make everyone’s pain go away, but I can’t even make my own go away. In some ways, my pain is as fresh as it was the day my wife took her life. I am still living with the fallout of what she did. Twenty-four years later, my kids still will have nothing to do with me.

Join us TONIGHT with Steve as we discuss "No Easy Answers!"

Victory for Veterans, Inc presents Warriors for Life (WFL) "Healing Through Faith" – Sunday (TONIGHT), 24 April 2022 at 4:30 PM PT, 5:30 PM MT, 6:30 PM CT, and 7:30 PM ET

Dial in 5-10 minutes early to test your communications!

Volunteer, Veteran, & Former First Responder SGT Steve McFarland will be the Host TONIGHT and is inviting you to a RingCentral meeting.

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android:

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):

+1(773) 231 9226,,4623907474#

Or Telephone: Dial:

+1 (773) 231 9226 (US Toll)

Meeting ID: 462 390 7474

Thank you,

SGT Steve McFarland

Volunteer, Veteran & First Responder

"Healing Through Faith!"

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