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Suicide Rate for Women Veterans Soars

Disabled American Veterans

In 2021 the suicide rate for women veterans jumped four times compared to their male counterparts. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talks with Naomi Mathis, an Air Force veteran and Assistant National Legislative Director for Disabled American Veterans, about the unique problems they face when returning home.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.