Black women, according to a recent piece by Stephanie Czekalinski, writing for and Government Executive magazine, have the lowest rates of suicide in the U.S., and may hold the key to lowering the high (and perhaps rising) suicide rateamong active military personnel.

Injuries incurred by service members are cover...

Injuries incurred by service members are covered by the Veteran Administration. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Black women, correct me if I’m wrong, are more accustomed to enduring hardship across the board, than their more accepted (and acceptable) counterparts societally speaking.

Quoting directly from the piece, “The sense of community among themselves, and the … built-in support that they get from each other is something we’re paying a lot of attention to, and trying to find ways to emulate,” said Jan Kemp, mental health director at the Veterans Administration.

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