Invisible Casualties: The Struggle Against Military Suicides
In 2012, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) named September National Suicide Prevention Month, in an effort to demonstrate “support for Veterans in crisis and help raise awareness of the VA mental health services Veterans have earned.” To keep the momentum going, this September, The Huffington Post is dedicating a special series to the subject. Invisible Casualties is shining a spotlight on suicide prevention within the military and Veteran communities, focusing on those who have successfully overcome struggles with substance abuse, depression, and war trauma. North Carolina Veteran, Michael McMichael, and his wife Jackie share their story, describing the effects war trauma has had on their family.
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