G-1, Human Resources Policy Directorate
Supporting Soldiers, Families & Civilians – Active, Guard, Reserve and Retired
3 September 2008
When the private states she has a plan to make sure her husband is taken care of when I’m gone, what should your response be?
Why do you think it is important to ask a potentially suicidal individual about their substance use/abuse?
What facts about this case suggest that the private is indeed suicidal?
Are there any factors in this scenario which may serve to reduce suicide potential?
The Soldier finally admits that she is experiencing significant marital distress. What importance do you attach to this fact?
Scenario #5 – Pre-deployment