Compassionate Discharge

Tools focused on reintegrating former military personnel go mainstream

Implications - As a cultural sensitivity regarding mental health struggles becomes more mainstream, so too do concerns around the reintegration of military and law enforcement personnel following discharge. Given the high-rate of unemployment and suicide among those who have completed service, tools and services focused on rehabilitating and reintegrating such individuals have begun to serve as crucial resources.
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Warm 1,074 Clicks Pub: Jun 11, 14
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Mild 951 Clicks Pub: Mar 21, 14
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Mild 736 Clicks Pub: May 30, 14
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Untested 384 Clicks Pub: Nov 26, 14
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Untested 264 Clicks Pub: Nov 12, 14
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