military suicide

Addressing Suicide Risk in Trying Times

In April, a¬†Global Emotions Report by Gallup¬†showed that people worldwide are sadder, more afraid, and angrier than ever before. This news may not hit you as a surprise. The sense of heaviness in a recent talk about the state of the world is palpable. It seems every day we are struck by dire existential warnings,… Read more »

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Video Interview with Expert Suicidologist Dr. David A. Jobes

David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP, is an internationally recognized suicidologist. Dr. Lisa Firestone interviewed Dr. Jobes for PsychAlive. The two discussed risk factors leading to suicide, treating suicidal individuals, the CAMS Approach to treating suicide and the importance of making life worth living. You can watch excerpts from the interview below.

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What is Killing Our Soldiers?

The Time Magazine cover story, “One a Day” recently alerted us to the heartbreaking high-rates of suicide among our military. In June, The Associated Press reported that “the 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year far outdistance the U.S. forces killed in action in Afghanistan – about 50 percent… Read more »

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