G-1, Human Resources Policy Directorate
Supporting Soldiers, Families & Civilians – Active, Guard, Reserve and Retired
3 September 2008
What are the two major factors that place this Specialist at a higher than normal risk for suicide?
What should be your first response to his statement, “I can’t take it any more”?
While talking to this Soldier, you start to feel very uncomfortable and doubt your abilities to be very helpful. What would be your best course of action?
This Soldier agrees to speak with you only if your promise not to tell anyone else. What should you do?
Do you think John is actually suicidal? Why or why not?
Scenario #4 – Post-Deployment