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Veterans Suicide Rate

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': Memorial Day -- Remembering Military Suicides

Brigadier General (Ret) Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigadier General (Ret) Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D.

For some families, this Memorial Day will be especially hard. Their loved ones didn't die the hero's death. They were one of 160 soldiers last year who committed suicide, despite the military's unprecedented effort to stem the tide.

Suicide Rate Of Veterans Increases Among Ages 18-29

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The suicide rate among 18- to 29-year-old men who've left the military has gone up significantly, the government said Monday. The ...