Self-harm up in British armed forces


This 2012 video is called Growing number of US soldier suicides.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Friday 23rd September 2016

THE number of armed forces personnel deliberately self-harming has shot up over the last five years, official figures showed yesterday.

Figures released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) recorded 383 cases of deliberate self-harm among service personnel in 2014-15, up from 339 in 2010-11.

Women and young recruits featured heavily.

The data included armed forces personnel, mobilised reservists, full-time reservists and non-regular permanent staff alongside trained and untrained personnel.

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