Army explores predicting suicides as a way to prevent them

Army explores predicting suicides as a way to prevent them

Even as thousands of U.S. troops were dying in Iraq and Afghanistan during the 12 years of war following 9/11, about 3,000 perished by their own hand, nearly the same as the number of people lost on the day of those terrorist attacks.

Indeed, suicide is a perennial stain on the military that’s growing worse each year, a trajectory baffling to military leaders and devastating to the thousands of shattered families left behind.

Read more: http://www.armytimes.com/article/20131005/NEWS/310050008/Army-explores-predicting-suicides-way-prevent-them

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