Army puts $17M toward suicide research

We are happy to hear that the US Army is trying to find a way to curtail suicide amongst veterans. This research is to take place over three years. But this is huge problem now, and will probably be an even bigger problem in the near future as more soldiers return from Iraq and Afghanistan.

“We know we’re not going to solve the suicide problem in the military with this three-year research consortium,” Castro said. “But what we hope to do at the end of this three years is to lay a very solid foundation on which other research can be built.”

This quote implies that this is research for research sake, and not for soldier’s sake. Read the full article here.

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