This podcast from Military Times examines the alarming rate of military and veterans suicide, offering new insights based on research and effective clinical and peer support practices in suicide prevention. Hosted by Duane France, a retired Army combat veteran, author and mental health counselor, and Shauna Springer, a psychologist, author and nationally recognized expert on initiatives to benefit the military community, the podcast aims to move beyond awareness to identify actionable strategies that can impact the rising suicide rate among service members, veterans, and their families.
About this week’s guest
Joseph Bartozzi is the president and CEO of the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearm and ammunition industry, as well as the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute, the standard-setting organization for the firearm and ammunition industry.
Bartozzi is an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut and Maine, and also is a licensed member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court. In addition, he serves on the board of Connecticut chapter of the American Red Cross.
Links Mentioned in this Episode:
NSSF Suicide Prevention Web Page
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Shauna's latest book: Warrior: How to Support Those Who Protect Us
Duane's latest book: Military in the Rear View Mirror: Mental Health and Wellness in Post-Military Life
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