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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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Army Wives Battle With Their Own Mental Health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchI’ve posted articles here on the effects of war on our soldiers, on the children of deployed soldiers and now on the effect of deployment on Army wives.  When my son-in-law was deployed 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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Today is Veteran’s Day

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchI have not posted for several days, but I have been struggling with the ongoing issues happening here in Texas.  Though I currently live in Austin, I used to live in Killeen and I … Continue reading

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