National Center for Veterans Studies
Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Science at the University of Utah and Scientific Director of the National Center for Veterans Studies; former Army officer
Suicides among America's active soldiers and veterans are outpacing combat casualties -- and the numbers are increasing — even as the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down.
Jun. 12, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Last week, the Associated Press reported some daunting statistics : In the first 155 days of this year, there were 154 suicides among active troops in the US military.
Jun. 12, 2012from To the Point
As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.
Jun. 19from Scheer Intelligence
Josh Barro reflects on 2020 so far with Dorian Warren and Megan McArdle.
Jul. 3from Left, Right & Center
After killings and other violence recorded on camera, Black Lives Matter supporters are demanding police reform.
Jun. 25from To the Point
Many camps decided not to reopen this summer. Some are going all virtual, while others are going bankrupt.
Jun. 29from Greater LA
Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.
Jul. 2from To the Point
Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 25from Design and Architecture
Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the coronavirus response, the end of the Supreme Court term and the visit of the Mexican president.
Jul. 10from Left, Right & Center
Writer/Director Judd Apatow has focussed his career on making comedy -- and drama -- people who, when forced to make a choice between adulthood and remaining a kid, put it off.
Jun. 23from The Treatment
T he LA County Board of Supervisors recently voted to close Men's Central Jail and replace it with permanent supportive housing at "Restorative Care Villages.” Supervisor Hilda L.
Jul. 9from Greater LA