U.S. Army stands down worldwide to focus on suicide prevention

More of our young soldiers are now killing themselves than are being killed in our wars in the Middle East. The Army brass ordered the stand down after July figures showed a record high 26 soldiers died in probable suicides. Find out what GIs and veterans are doing to prevent it.


  1. "A soldier in my old unit who deployed with us to Afghanistan committed suicide. He was only 25 years old."
  2. Mary Kirkland, a mother of a soldier who committed suicide after numerous attempts, which were known by the military, speaks about losing her son.  http://www.peoplesworld.org/iraq-and-afghanistan-veterans-return-medals-at-nato-protest/ 
  3. Iraq and Afghanistan veterans return medals at NATO Summit
  4. Art is a powerful way for soldiers and veterans to share their stories and traumas