Suicide continues to devastate the United States Army and our society as a whole. Recent measures and programs have been implemented to help prevent such a loss. Just a few days ago I posted a video featuring a soldier who stood by his friend, and stopped him from committing such a terrible act. As a leader, a co-worker, a family member or a friend, it is up to you help prevent suicide. This is the Sgt. Major of the Army’s message.
If you know of someone who is acting out of the ordinary, and seems as though they need help, contact the Veteran’s Crisis Line. It is available 24/7 for those wanting to prevent suicide and those who are thinking of committing suicide.
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