Walter Reed and Beyond

A Patient Prosecuted

Army 1st Lt. Elizabeth Whiteside's story is emblematic of the military's ambivalence when it comes to soldiers who need mental health care.

Leniency Suggested for Officer Who Shot Herself

Officer recommends Whiteside should not face court-martial for attempting suicide in Iraq.

Suicide Try Spotlights a Trend

Second suicide attempt by Whiteside underscores the increasing number of soldiers who have tried to or succeeded in killing themselves after returning from war.

PTSD Primer: Information and resources for people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
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