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Author Montgomery, Victor, III.

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

Publication Info. Far Hills, New Jersey : New Horizon Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.86 M76    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  362.86 MO    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 234 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 228 - 234).
Contents Part I. Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans. A family in crisis cries out for help!: An Iraq vet -- Honoring God: A vet's story about transformation -- One combat pilot's struggle: The Iraq war -- "I am a monster": Two tours in Al-Fallujah, Iraq -- Women in the Iraqi war zones -- Extreme mental hardship: Three tours in Afghanistan -- Part II: Gulf wars and Beirut veterans. Casualties of the Gulf Wars -- A suicide note sent to a frien -- Part III> Vietnam and Korea veterans. Bloody boots and body bags -- "It don't mean nothing" -- The vets of Korea -- The tide within -- The psychological wounds of war -- Heart-to-heart resuscitation -- Appendix A. Veteran support and healthcare eligibility -- Appendix B. Veteran resources.
Summary A crisis intervention therapist and Vietnam veteran offers a guide to reaching out to veterans suffering from depression, chronic anxiety, and suicidal thoughts and outlines a positive path for healing the psychological wounds of war.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780882823102
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