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U.S. Army dismissed thousands of soldiers with mental health problems for ‘misconduct’: report

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchSince I once worked as a contract RN on an Army Base delivering mental health care in the hospital, this article really concerned me. I saw many young men and women who were devastated … Continue reading

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Seeking better mental health for soldiers

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchIf this story doesn’t get your attention, you will never get it.  Our soldiers are dying, but not in battle.  We, the people they are trying to serve, are allowing them to die unnecessarily.  … Continue reading

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Air Force Prevention Program Reduces Suicide Rates Significantly, According to New Data

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchWith today being Memorial Day, I felt we should look at what is being done to help our soldiers with their mental health issues. Here is just one of the articles I found.   Please … Continue reading

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Study finds military children suffering

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article simply states the obvious.  How could the families and children of deployed servicemen and women not be affected?  Frequent and lengthy absences have to interfere with the relationships between parent and child … Continue reading

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Mental health workers think about their own care in wake of Fort Hood tragedy

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article simply points out that no one is immune to stress burn-out.  As a nurse, I understand that caregivers are at increased risk of both physical and emotional issues.  It is refreshing to … Continue reading

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New Mental Health Policy Came Days Before Fort Hood Shooting

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Below you will find an article that details the orders by Lt. Gen. Cone to revise the way the soldiers with emotional/psychological issues were to be treated.  You can read … Continue reading

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