Mental Health in the U.S. Military

Mental Health in the U.S. Military

Mental health in the military: Increasing rates of suicide, depression, and substance abuse raise concerns about mental illness in the armed forces. What's being done to assess and treat mental health problems in the U.S. military.

Mental health in the military: Increasing rates of suicide, depression, and substance abuse raise concerns about mental illness in the armed forces. What's being done to assess and treat mental health problems in the U.S. military.

Guests

Yochi Dreazen

senior national security correspondent, National Journal magazine.

Nancy Sherman

Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law School.

Dr. S. Ward Casscells

John E. Tyson Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Vice President for External Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is the former Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs).

Jennifer Crane

served in the Army from 2000 to 2003. She is a volunteer with the non profit organization 'Give an Hour.' Give an Hour is dedicated to meeting the mental health needs of the troops and families affected by the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Jeff Hall

is a Major in the Army now based in Fort Riley, Kansas. He served two terms in Iraq.

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