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Depression in Veterans

A growing number of soldiers are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from depression and other mental health issues. Find out why this is occurring and what is being done about this public health crisis.

Mental Health Experts Sound Off

  • Robin Cunningham Schizophrenia
    Soldier Suicides
    Schizophrenia Expert Robin Cunningham analyzes and critiques the treatment of soldiers after they return from combat.
  • An Open Letter to Our Soldiers
    It is estimated that in 2007, about 2,100 soldiers injured themselves or attempted suicide. Expert Christina Bruni addresses this crisis.
  • Mental Health Care for Veterans
    Bipolar Expert G.J. Gregory lists the numerous health care problems plaguing our veterans, but expresses optimism about new available forms of help. 
  • Kimberly Tyler
    Army Suicide Rates Rise
    Anxiety Expert Kimberly Tyler breaks down the factors behind the drastic increase in suicides and suicide attempts among US soldiers.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

The Basics

Learn more about PTSD and why its prevalence is rapidly increasing throughout the U.S. at a record high.
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Recovery

Getting Better

Watch this video to find out what  individuals diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can do to recover. 
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Suicide Prevention Information

In Crisis?

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If you are at risk of harming yourself, or fear a loved one may be at risk, call 1-800-SUICIDE. Here you can find more hotlines and resources to point you toward help, prevention, support and care.
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