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10.17.12

Psychologist Marjorie Morrison Hosts a #VetChat on Military Suicide

On average, one active duty soldier and 18 veterans commit suicide every day. Morrison and members of the military community discuss why the numbers have gone up, and what can be done.

Welcome to the debut of #vetchat, a weekly Twitter conversation—every Wednesday at 3 p.m. EST—where Newsweek and the Daily Beast’s @HeroSummit and a guest host talk with tweeters about a topic of importance to the military and veteran communities. Follow and join the conversation at the hashtag #vetchat.

This week host Marjorie Morrison (@AskForHelp)—a psychotherapist and author of The Inside Battle: Our Military Mental Health Crisis—discussed military suicide.