military suicide

I want to focus on one troubling truism that research has unfortunately made quasi-axiomatic: It's not the deployments -- their intensity, their frequency, or their number -- that contribute to the epidemic of military suicide.
CHICAGO (AP) -- War-time suicide attempts in the Army are most common in newer enlisted soldiers who have not been deployed
Though Reggie is physically disabled and his speech is slurred, he shies away from dwelling on his pain and injuries. Instead
Soon enough, the military wanted to move him again, to Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. Smith's father, a Native American
"They started asking me my story, and other war fighters started telling me their story. 'It's like you're speaking for me
"Obviously, you didn't leave the military with a bunch of medals pinned on you. Nobody told you, 'Kudos, great job,'" she
That demonstrates a difficult truth: Reducing military suicides will not be easy or quick, as Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno
"Suicide is like a jigsaw puzzle that someone's thrown on the ground and the pieces go everywhere, and we as survivors grab
"This stigma, this thought that if you have PTSD you are weak, the thought if you have issues you are weak," O'Brien says
Joshua's growing drug use between detox and when he checked into drug rehab on Aug. 4 was not the Navy's fault, it said in
As part of The Huffington Post's "Invisible Casualties" series, an exploration of military and veteran suicide prevention
All of us can do our part to prevent suicide. Reaching out means: first, paying attention and noticing when people are showing signs that they could be at risk, and second, taking the time to let people know we care.
The tragedy of suicide is not only the loss of an individual, but the profound grief that is left when someone chooses to
When McMichael woke up the next morning, he tried to piece together his night. "The next day when I'm kind of coming to and
Jackie McMichael, the wife of an Iraqi War Veteran, talks with Dena about how she had to suffer through the effects of her husband's PTSD.
HuffPost Senior Military Correspondent David Wood & Jackie McMichael, the wife of an Iraqi War Veteran, discuss what the challenges are in terms of soldiers receiving treatment for trauma suffered during war.
Jackie McMichael, 40, never envisioned that she would become responsible for managing almost every aspect of her husband's
'MY HUSBAND IS A HERO' When Mike started talking again about suicide, she realized it was up to her to stop it, to push aside
WASHINGTON -- The good news: most people with military service never consider suicide. Contrary to popular perception, there
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