G-1, Human Resources Policy Directorate
Supporting Soldiers, Families & Civilians – Active, Guard, Reserve and Retired
3 September 2008
How do you respond when the Soldier states, “I can’t live this way”?
If the Soldier responds that he has thought about committing suicide, how would you determine the degree of risk involved?
After talking to this Soldier, you feel he is not at an imminent risk to harm himself. What should you do next?
Learning that you have “told on him”, the Soldier becomes very angry with you, demanding that you leave him alone and calling you names. How should you respond?
The Soldier reveals, during the course of your conversation, that he has been stockpiling his medications “…just in case”. What should your response be?
Scenario #8 - Post-Deployment