April 09, 2009

CBS Evening News: Suicide Rampant In Army

Last year, there were 143 known or suspected suicides in the army, an all-time high. This year the numbers are even worse. David Martin reports.

  • Reports
    • March 29, 2016
    Needs Assessment

    An assessment by the CNAS Military, Veterans, and Society Program finds that Dallas-Fort Worth area veterans face diverse challenges including access to VA services, economics...

    By Phillip Carter, Katherine Kidder & Amy Schafer

    • Congressional Testimony
    • December 2, 2011
    Understanding and Preventing Veteran Suicide

    On December 2nd, Dr. Margaret C. Harrell, CNAS Senior Fellow and Director of the Joining Forces Initiative, testified before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommit...

    By Margaret C. Harrell

    • Video
    • November 17, 2011
    Command Post: "Does Fear of Getting Mental-Health Help Drive Up Suicide in the Military?"

    The military has long known that many troops won't take advantage of the roster of mental-health care options the military offers. That's because they fear the stigma it might...

    • Transcript
    • November 3, 2011
    Transcript - Losing the Battle: The Challenge of Military Suicide

    The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) held an event, Losing the Battle, on November 1, 2011, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., to discuss the issue of suicide in the U.S. milita...

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