US Military Crisis: One Suicide Per Day


US Military Crisis: One Suicide Per Day – Mark Thompson’s recent article “One a Day” published in Time Magazine July 2012 addresses the alarming suicide rate in the US military. One soldier takes his own life each day. According to statistics of the US Department of Defense 94% are male, 80% are white, 47% under the age of 25, and 31% communicated their intention to commit suicide. How can we counteract this crisis? You can e-mail your podcast suggestions and questions to: Visit us as Follow us on Twitter @doctordaniela to get your daily tweet! Here is to a good life! Take care, DrD


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