Blog | September2013

A Tidal Wave of Military Suicides is Coming

Author: brian.kinsella
Date: September 24, 2013

Recently I was asked to write an article for the Huffington Post about my experience with Soldier suicide for Suicide Prevention Month. My fear and the reality of the situation is that there is a “tidal wave” of military suicides coming and we have to be prepared to help these men and women in the …Read More

A Soldier’s Story: What’s Worse Than Everything I’ve Seen in War?

Author: adam.buchanan
Date: September 17, 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of blogs from Stop Soldier Suicide team members. Author Adam Buchanan is the Director of Outreach for Stop Soldier Suicide. Want to know what I have seen as a Soldier? What I have done as my duty? This might be too graphic for some, but there’s …Read More

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Awareness

Using Military Inspired Neckties To Raise $20,000 To Help Veterans

Author: laura black
Date: September 16, 2013

Suicide Sucks. Over the years I’ve seen how it severely damages the people left behind. While an active duty Marine I had 2 friends take their own lives. A few years ago my little sister died by her own hand. Yeah – this cause is personal. I’ve struggled for years as to how to grieve …Read More

Why Did I Help Found Stop Soldier Suicide? For My Fellow Servicemen.

Author: nicholas.black
Date: September 6, 2013

EDITOR’S NOTE: NICK BLACK, COO OF STOP SOLDIER SUICIDE, PRESENTS THIS FIRST IN A SERIES OF BLOGS FROM STOP SOLDIER SUICIDE CORE TEAM MEMBERS DURING SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH. In 2010 I was deployed for the second time to Afghanistan. I remember the exact moment when I decided enough was enough. It was winter, and I …Read More

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Awareness PTSD