The VA released its latest suicide study on June 18, 2018, the study updates VA numbers on veteran suicide and includes an important footnote which states for the first time that “active duty” suicide numbers have always been include in “Veteran Suicide” statistics published by the VA.

In light of those numbers, we discuss the pursuit of happiness… mental health, isolation, unhappiness and why so many of us place emphasis on things that don’t make up happy.