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Suicide
6:42 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Film to Raise Awareness of Soldier Suicide

Nearly 23.5 soldiers or veterans commit suicide every day.
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The rate of soldier suicide is reportedly 10% higher than the civilian rate.  Every day, 22 veterans and 1.5 active duty soldiers commit suicide. While the Veteran’s Administration has resources to help soldiers in such emotional crisis, the agency remains overwhelmed as more soldiers return from foreign wars. 

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