First Lt. Jordan Mays, a U.S. Army Reserve military police officer with the 800th Military Police Company, shares his story of a suicidal ideation that took place in high school after the stress of loss hit his family and personal life. This story is part of a series of videos for “Voices of Strength,” a campaign produced by the 200th MP Command’s Suicide Prevention and Public Affairs Offices. The video series offers a revamped look at suicide prevention, using real, unscripted stories of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers involved with suicide, either through the loss of a loved one, loss of a Soldier, personal attempts or through the perspective of the investigative officers. The goal of these videos is to offer new content for suicide prevention training and discussion during unit training activities to reduce suicide rates across the force.
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