Preventing Soldier Suicide

Ellis, Kristin
April 2007
Soldiers;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p42
The article reports on the steps that the U.S. Army is doing to prevent suicide among its soldiers. It explains that failed relationships, legal worries and financial problems are consistently cited as the main stressors that lead to suicide, according to Army Suicide Prevention Program (ASPP) officials. It details that in 2005, the suicide rate for the Army was 13.0 deaths per 100,000 soldiers, according to the ASPP.


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