Army Suicides Hit New High in June

Monday, July 19, 2010

In June, 32 members of the U.S. Army took their own lives. That's a sharp uptick compared to the first five months of 2010, when the number of suicides in the Army was actually down thirty percent, from the same months in 2009. What happened in June? 

The Army has made a concerted effort to prevent suicide within the ranks. Col. Chris Philbrick, director of the Army Suicide Prevention Task Force, looks at how those efforts may be adapted to react to the deaths in June. 


Colonel Chris Philbrick

Produced by:

Noel King

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