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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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I called that crisis line.

I was suicidal at the time. big time.

the young girl who answered the phone interrupted me to tell me, quite condescendingly, that this line was for veterans only.

now when they suggest i call the line if in "crisis" i just laugh at them and tell them what happened to me.

i would never call the line.

just sayin'.

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Maybe you just had a bad encounter. Iv'e figured that that VA employees are just stuck in a system that works against the veteran. Some will try and help you but most don't want to go

against the current. They don't want to make waves that will affect their job in a negative way. I called the crisis line when I was suicidal. Being able to just talk out my problem and having

someone listen is therapeutic. they helped me a lot. At the same time you have to realize, that when you call the VA Crisis Line, you are calling the VA. Maybe not your local state VA, but

they are the VA. I have had them help out of some very unpleasant situations.

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I have called the crisis line and done text chats with them and i felt well served by them.

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I have called twice and was in a really bad spot, and they were surprisingly very helpful and knowledgeable one of the guys was a social worker.

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