Healing suicidal veterans : recognizing, supporting and answering their pleas for help

by Montgomery, Victor III.

Format: Print Book 2009
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Call Number  RC451.4 .V48 M66 2009x
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Veterans are suffering a "mental breakdown" epidemic, often linked to post traumatic stress from the terrors of combat, traumatic brain injury, and drug and alcohol abuse. The problems triggered by an excessive number of deployments, financial and family trouble, fragmented or nonexistent support systems, and increased domestic stress have caused a mass depression among vets. Healing Suicidal Veterans takes readers firsthand into the "situation room" where crisis intervention and addiction therapist Victor Montgomery explores the psychological wounds of war and the ways they contribute to the tragedy of suicidal veterans. He presents the Montgomery Model for ending veterans' suffering and anguish and putting them on solid paths to healing. The book offers veterans strategies for realizing they are not failures if they seek aid, and it gives families and loved ones ways to understand, cope with, and help their veteran in need.
Additional Information
Subjects Suicide -- Prevention.
Veterans -- Mental health services.
Veterans -- Medical care -- United States.
Veterans -- Services for -- United States.
Veterans -- Services for -- United States -- Directories.
Brain damage.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Veterans.
Veterans -- Suicidal behavior.
Publisher Far Hills, N.J. :New Horizon Press,2009
Language English
Description xvii, 234 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-234).
ISBN 9780882823102
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