Veterans Outreach Center recently hired Christopher Dunkin as director of risk management to focus on crisis mitigation for staff and clients, with a focus on suicide prevention.
Durkin is president of Blackhawk Security Management Group, and a retired combat vet of the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army.
Vet suicide rates increased 25.9% from 2005 to 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Since 1975, suicide prevention measures have been a focal point during the month of September in conjunction with World Suicide Prevention Day.
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