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Practicing mindfulness the Marine Corps way leads to mental resilience

Practicing mindfulness the Marine Corps way leads to mental resilience

As we all know, the first name in relaxation and mindfulness is the United States Marine Corps (please don’t email me about this joke). Still, the Marine Corps did pilot a mindfulness program in 2013, intended to combat rising suicide rates among Marines and cases of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans. Amid ongoing conflicts …

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New suicide prevention policy to keep soldiers out of hospital on weekends and holidays the 18th Airborne Corps is considering

New suicide prevention policy to keep soldiers out of hospital on weekends and holidays the 18th Airborne Corps is considering

Commanding Sgt. Maj. Thomas Holland of the Army’s 18th Airborne Corps is pictured in June 2020 at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The body is testing a policy that would prevent soldiers from being released from inpatient mental health facilities on holidays or weekends. This is an effort to better support …

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