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Helping vets who come home with thoughts of suicide

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(CBS 8) - It's a startling statistic. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, a military veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes.

The Real Warriors campaign is trying to raise public awareness for veterans and active duty members to get help for their invisible wounds.

In this News 8 video story, we share with you the stories of two members of the Army who say the counseling they received kept them from taking their own lives.

If you are a military member of veteran in need of help, click HERE. Or if you or a loved one is in crisis, please call the Military Crisis Line at 1(800) 273-8255 and press 1.

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