Michelle Obama Exclusive: First Lady Urges Vets Struggling With Suicide To Seek Help (VIDEO)

In an exclusive video for The Huffington Post's "Invisible Casualties" series, first lady Michelle Obama joins Dr. Jill Biden to urge military service members, veterans and their families to make use of mental health resources when they need help. The two are co-founders of "Joining Forces," an initiative that provides private-sector jobs and education opportunities for veterans and expands community health care for veterans with invisible wounds.

Watch their message above -- and go to to find out what you can do to help military families.

To see all the articles, blog posts, audio and video in our "Invisible Casualties" series, click here. If you or someone you know needs help, call the national crisis line for the military and veterans at 1-800-273-8255, or send a text to 838255.



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