November 28, 2009

Suicide Prevention for Combat Veterans

“Every day, five U.S. soldiers try to kill themselves”(

HEALING SUICIDAL VETERANS: Recognizing, Supporting and Answering Their Pleas for Help (October 2009, New Horizon Press) is written by Victor Montgomery, III, MAEd., CMAC, RAS, who has worked with thousands of veterans and families as a former crisis intervention therapist at the National Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline and as an addiction therapist in outpatient clinics.

In HEALING SUICIDAL VETERANS, Montgomery provides,
  • Tips and effective strategies for veterans to cope and heal.
  • Checklists to identify symptoms of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and substance abuse.
  • Twelve real-life stories featuring veterans from the Iraq, Afghanistan, Gulf, Beirut, Vietnam and Korean wars.
  • Resources for veterans to seek the help they need.
HEALING SUICIDAL VETERANS is a vital guide for any veteran struggling with suicidal impulses.

1 comment:

  1. That is a shame to see an army veteran not supported. I wonder if most people seek insurance.
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