It took a dear friend, a mentor who was willing to share his own, honest struggle with PTS before I sought assistance for my own anxiety.…Read More “I like the name, ‘Stop Soldier Suicide’, but what does your case management look like? ” We don’t provide treatment, and we don’t provide counseling.NOTE: We thank Donna Fitzgerald for this guest blog. To understand the strong foundation …Read More How Many Deployments Is Too Many?
We’re pushing the buttons and demanding our voices be heard to help stem the tragedy …Read More Bryan Bowman, a veteran in Ohio, posted some pictures on our Facebook the other day. 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 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.
He never backed down from a challenge during his three tours of duty in Afghanistan. The Greek Hero Odysseus was returning from war in Troy home to Ithaca in Greece. Admittedly, I did not enjoy this activity at first.
After returning home from combat after his third tour, however, his crippling military post traumatic stress disorder began to take its toll. His thoughts …Read More This is a guest blog by Jane Moore, a writer and someone who suffers depression. As depicted in the map, the most direct journey would have been less than 600 …Read More The War Within: Why We Respond The Way We Do – The Mind “I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.” Dwight D. …Read More What Does a Veteran’s Crisis Situation Look Like?
…Read More In October 2012, Brian Kinsella, CEO and Founder of Stop Soldier Suicide, went to the streets to bring awareness to his cause.
Ride For Life was a 5,500-mile journey across America.