US Army Trying To Stop “Surge” Of Suicides.

According to a Time (7/23, Gibbs, Thompson) cover story, no “program, outreach or initiative has worked against” a “surge in Army suicides, and no one knows why nothing works.” Time does point out, however, that there is a national shortage of mental-health “personnel, which means the Army is competing” with Veterans Affairs “and other services — not to mention the civilian world — to hire the people it needs.” Time also points out that VA “and all the services have launched resiliency-training programs and emergency hotlines.”

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— “The War On Suicide?, “Nancy Gibbs, Time Magazibe, July 23, 2012.

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