Doing More to Prevent Suicide in the Military

I saw a sobering article in the November 2012 issue of Psychiatric Times. Dr. Allen Frances wrote a piece entitled “The Epidemic of Military Suicide” in which he cited some startling statistics: Every day, one active duty soldier commits suicide, that’s twice the rate of combat deaths and twice the rate of civilian suicides. The […]

Nasal Spray, the New Suicide Prevention Tool?

Here’s one to wonder about. CNN posted a story about Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone (TRH) being an effective antisuicide agent (Can nasal spray help prevent military suicides? – This Just In – CNN.com Blogs). The gist is that the U.S. Military is reaching for every conceivably feasible solution to stem the rising rate of suicides in […]