Sunday, September 12, 2021

DAY 12 - Suicide Deaths in the Military


Suicide deaths in the military remain at crisis levels. Serving in the United States Armed Forces should not be a risk factor for suicide, and yet, it is. On the 12th day of Suicide Prevention Month, take a moment to learn more about the relationship between suicide and the military. Click on the flag above to learn about the veteran's crisis line. 

General Mark A. Milley is the 20th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer, and the principal military advisor to the President, Secretary of Defense, and National Security Council. Below, he shares a video message about suicide in the armed forces and the military's response.