Veterans from the Vietnam era have a higher suicide rate than any other war in the history of the United States. One of the biggest factors for suicide to blame is PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and not being treated for it once they got back from war. The veterans of the Vietnam war were treated the poorest of any war when they came back home from war, in the history of the United States. The veteran crisis line has received more than 250,000 calls a year from veterans and active military personnel. The Vietnam conflict extract data file states that a total of 58,220 people died in the Vietnam war. It is hard to find any for sure facts on how many people died after the Vietnam war due to the fact that you cant tell whether or not the reason which the person committed suicide is due to the trauma after war. But it was proven that the suicide rate of were not higher from vets over non vets. Suicide rates of Vietnam veterans has been rumored to be between 50,000 and 100,000. At any during the Vietnam war, there were 37 million age 18 to 35 year old males. Of this group approximately 2.6 million served in Vietnam. Of the entire 37 million male population there have been about 152,000 suicides.