04 Sep '13, 12pm

Helping #Military Families Cope With Suicide: A Wife's Perspective @taps4america @AmazingPRMaven @A…

Helping #Military Families Cope With Suicide: A Wife's Perspective @taps4america @AmazingPRMaven @A…

This article is part of a special Huffington Post series, "Invisible Casualties ," in which we shine a spotlight on suicide-prevention efforts within the military. As part of the series, The Huffington Post contacted military service members and veterans who have considered suicide to learn what saved them from that irrevocable step. Jackie McMichael, 40, never envisioned that she would become responsible for managing almost every aspect of her husband's life. But after Mike McMichael came home from a combat tour in Iraq with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, her life changed drastically. She learned through heartbreaking experience, including Mike's brushes with suicide, how to construct a new life for them and their children. But like too many other military families, her struggle has not been easy, and it's not over. The Huffington Post asked Ja...

Full article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/03/military-familie...

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