TITLE

Suicide Prevention: Watch Out for Your Buddy

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Soldiers;Nov2007, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article suggests a way to prevent soldiers from killing themselves. According to Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Douglas L. Carver, soldiers who commit suicide usually do because they cannot see another way out of a painful situation. One factor contributing to a soldier's suicidal behavior is frequent and longer deployments. Community counseling programs will be offered to soldiers who are at risk of this behavior.
ACCESSION #
27552568

 

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