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Author Montgomery, Victor, III.

Title Healing suicidal veterans : recognizing, supporting and answering their pleas for help / Victor Montgomery.

Imprint Far Hills, New Jersey : New Horizon Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    362.2 MON    Available
Description xvii, 234 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "There are 24.5 million military veterans in the United States; Seventeen of them each day will take their own lives. Homelessness. Alcohol and drug abuse. Unemployment. Domestic violence. Minds plagued by war scenes. The numbers are staggering and growing daily...Respected crisis intervention therapist and Vietnam Veteran Victor Montgomery, III has worked with thousands of veterans contemplating suicide. His unique, positive method: Explores the psychological wounds of war, significantly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI); Outlines warning signs of a veteran in distress; Examines the distinct issues facing women in the military; Provides an in-depth guide to veteran-related networks, organizations, and programs; Offers uplifting, inspirational stories of rescue and redemption..."--p.[4] of cover.
Subject Suicide -- Prevention -- Veterans.
Veterans -- Mental health services.
Veterans -- Medical care -- United States.
Veterans -- Services for -- United States.
Veterans -- Services for -- United States -- Directories.
Brain damage -- Veterans.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Veterans.
Alcoholism -- Veterans.
Veterans -- United States.
Family violence -- Veterans.
Suicide -- Prevention.
Drug abuse -- Veterans.
Veterans -- Mental health.
ISBN 9780882823102 : $14.95

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