G-1, Human Resources Policy Directorate
Supporting Soldiers, Families & Civilians – Active, Guard, Reserve and Retired
3 September 2008
How would you employ the ACE strategy to help this service member?
What risk factors are present to suggest that this individual may act impulsively to harm himself?
Since you do not know about these risk factors, how are you going to make a judgment regarding this Soldier’s needs?
Once your friend conveys possible suicidal ideation to you, do you have a moral, ethical, or legal obligation to him?
How does one know when the acute danger of suicide has passed?
Scenario #9 - R&R