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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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Army identifies issues that lead to suicides

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Having worked in Killeen as a psychiatric nurse, I am naturally appalled by the current rash of suicides by Army personnel there.  I found this article in the Killeen Daily … Continue reading

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Thousands strain Fort Hood’s mental health system

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Since I used to work at Darnall Army Hospital and lived in Killeen, TX for a while, this article was of interest to me.  However, I would hope that this … 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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Military suicides remain high, especially among reservists

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis is a problem that affects us all and needs to be addressed.  Our troops are tired and showing signs of battle fatigue from such a long and drawn out war.  The scars these … Continue reading

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Despite prevention efforts, U.S. military suicides rise

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife This is just plain unacceptable.  How many have to die?  Our soldiers all deserve better.  Reading this article has made me very sad and angry.  I don’t … Continue reading

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An Uphill Battle: A Soldier’s Mental Health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an interesting article that presents a different aspect of an ongoing issue.  Asian American soldiers bring to the problem additional issues.  We all are aware of cultural differences, but we fail to … 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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Texas To Expand Mental Health Programs For Veterans

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by The U.S. Army via Flickr Here’s what the Governor of Texas plans to do to help our veterans.  Read the article and see what you think.  Is it going to be … Continue reading

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