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Israel records escalating number of suicide cases
Israel records escalating number of suicide cases
The Israeli army has voiced alarm over the escalating number of suicide cases among it service members since the beginning of the year.
Thursday, July 8,2010 07:13
So far Nineteen Israeli soldiers have put end to their lives, despite various programs aimed at stemming suicide in the army

 A sharp increase in the toll has been reported so far halfway into 2010 compared to 21 in the whole of 2009 In 2000 The Israeli army reported 30 suicides while 35 similar cases were reported in 2005

The military consequently instigated a guidance program to assist military leaders detect serious psychological grief among soldiers and offer assistance in time

In the years 2007-2009, there was a decline in the number of suicides with only 24 recorded in one year hence this year's figure of 19 cases has been all the more upsetting for Tel Aviv

tags: Israeli Army / Israeli Soldiers / Tel Aviv /
Posted in Palestine  
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