Facts about Unexpect Voices
Facts about Mental/Physical Health
Depression, Post traumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic pain, and amputations
With 18 to 22 veterans committing suicide on a daily basis, suicide is an extreme issue within this community.
Depression ranks among the most common mental health disorders, and is increasingly common among the veteran community.
Medical records of veterans reveal “that one in three patients was diagnosed with at least one mental health disorder – 41% were diagnosed with either a mental health or a behavioral adjustment disorder”.
It is estimated that approximately 49,933 veterans are homeless
A study published in 2016 in Jama Psychiatry, found that men and woman who experienced MST are independently associated with higher rates of homelessness.
What is Unexpected Voices purpose?
Unexpected Voices shines a light on veterans' struggles through the healthcare system.
Who are we trying to reach?
Unexpected Voices ventures to share the stories and impacts of veterans struggling to obtain healthcare to many communities. These communities include the general public, the unaware, other veterans, and activists.
How will Unexpected Voices reach our target audience?
Unexpected Voices will be using influential individuals in our society as a platform to shin light on the current VA healthcare system