Group connects veterans via text, video and voice to end suicide

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The Department of Veterans Affairs said it’s formed a new partnership with the Objective Zero Foundation as part of its campaign to end veteran suicide. Objective Zero is a nonprofit that focuses on using technology to connect vets who are in crisis with other veterans through voice, video and text chats. Betsy Mercado is the group’s co-founder and executive director. She talked with Federal News Network’s Jared Serbu about the new partnership. Hear more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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