Veterans' Suicide Risk {Updated}

Last night, 11-13-2007, CBS News had an Exclusive Report on Returning Iraq and Afganistan Veterans who committed Suicides, it was a stunning report, and once again showed the Lessons of 'Nam Not Learned, by an Apathedic, Flag Waving, War Cheering, America!

Below you will find four of the Video's, from CBS, on this report, the links, repeated after each, will give you Much More if you visit the CBS News Site.

Veterans' Suicide Risk - CBS First Look

CBS has just released some of those numbers: "At least 120 Americans who served in the U.S. military killed themselves per week in 2005, CBS News learned in a five-month investigation into veteran suicides. That's 6,256 veteran suicides in one year, in 45 states.

CBS News Exclusive - Veterans Suicides

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Veterans' Suicide Risk - The Families Speak

After witnessing the carnage and bloodshed of war, many veterans return home with mental problems that place them at high risk of suicide. Armen Keteyian reports.

CBS NEWS Exclusive - Veterans Suicides

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Veterans' Suicide Risk - Paul Sullivan of VCS

Eye To Eye: Veteran Health

"Only On The Web": Paul Sullivan of Veterans for Common Sense tells Armen Keteyian that the No. 1 problem facing vets of Afghanistan and Iraq will be mental health

CBS News Exclusive - Veterans Suicides

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Veterans' Suicide Risk - CBS Health Watch

The Veteran Suicide Epidemic
A CBS News Investigation Uncovers A Suicide Rate For Veterans Twice That Of Other Americans

CBS Exclusive - Veterans Suicides

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And the following night, on the PBS Newshour:

Troops' Mental Health Needs Increase Over Time

November 14 , 2007
RealAudio | MP3: Twenty percent of active duty soldiers and 40 percent of reservists need mental health services after serving in Iraq, according to a new study. Soldiers are also more likely to report problems months after returning home. NewsHour Health correspondent Susan Dentzer discusses the report.

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