Army Vet Says VA Crisis Hotline Put Her on Hold — Twice

A Chicago veteran suffering from the traumatic memories of a sexual assault that occurred shortly before she joined the service called a VA suicide hotline in a moment of desperation.

Dedra Clady, an honorably discharged Army veteran, was burdened by depression, unemployment and mounting bills.

Dedra Clady (Image source: WBBM-TV)

Clady told WBBM-TV that her family made her feel like the assault was her fault, and she began to think that there was only one way to end her suffering.

“I went...

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