Wednesday, November 2, 2011

U.S. veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes

We previously commented on the staggering level of suicide among U.S. veterans -- 18 people a day. That number hasn't changed, but here's a new way of looking at it: that's one person every 80 minutes. Juliette Kayyem, former Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, writes about it for CNN:

Kayyem: U.S. veteran dies by suicide every 80 minutes – Global Public Square

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