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Daniel Johnson: Decisive action is needed to prevent suicides by post-9/11 veterans

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2024
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If there’s one common experience for many veterans and service members who served after 9/11, it’s watching people they served with die by suicide or go through mental distress at an almost never-ending rate. It’s hard to explain how it feels to be in my early 30s and have so many people I know be dead by their own hands, and for most of these deaths to come after the conflict we served together in. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for service members and post-9/11 veterans. There...

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https://chicagotribune.com/2024/05/27/opinion-military-veterans-suicide

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