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Army releases October suicide statistics

Army releases October suicide statistics

Suicides in the Army continue to remain high. In October, there were 20 potential suicides of active-duty Soldiers, meaning that some have been confirmed and others remain under investigation. The number for potential or confirmed suicides in September was 15. […]


Ancient art helps to calm modern warriors

Ancient art helps to calm modern warriors

STUTTGART, Germany: Millions of Americans have turned to yoga as a form of exercise, but here in Stuttgart, U.S. service members are using it to improve their resiliency. The 5,000 year-old practice of yoga can help stressed-out servicemembers restore their […]


Guard director details suicide prevention techniques

Guard director details suicide prevention techniques

AUSTIN, Texas: Enhanced leadership, ensuring recruits are compatible with military service and conducting better post-deployment screenings are among solutions the acting director of the Army National Guard recently suggested to reverse the spike in Soldier suicides. We could be at […]


Army Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report

Army Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. : The Army today released the Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, and Suicide Prevention (HP/RR/SP) Report, the result of a focused 15-month effort to better understand the increasing rate of suicides in the force. This candid report is intended […]


Task force takes up effort to prevent suicides

Task force takes up effort to prevent suicides

BETHESDA, Md: Bonnie Carroll, co-chair of the congressionally mandated Suicide Prevention Task Force, aims to remove the stigma within the military of seeking mental health care. Ms. Carroll is the founder and executive director of the Tragedy Assistance Program for […]


 
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