Crisis at the Heart of Military Behavioral Healthcare
There can be absolutely no doubt that a decade of combat has exacted a terrible toll on the mental and physical well-being of many military personnel.
Suicides in the services has hit a record high with recent Pentagon figures showing that the death rate among service men and women was the highest in 2012 since records began.
There were 349 suicides among active-duty troops last year, up from 301 the previous year, which equates to nearly one death a day. The total exceeded the Pentagon's...
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