Following is an alternative visualization to the Veteran Suicide Dataset and visual found at News21
Since the dataset is available by USA state codes, it made sense to use the State cloropleth as below.
Here is the direct link to the Veteran Suicide Visualization Dashboard
On the top you can select the year and on the right hand side you can select the metric you wish to see on the cloropleth.
When you click on any of the states, it shows the trending as bar chart just below the map