Editor's Note: The gunman, who officials said was wounded by emergency personnel, was identified as Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 39, a law enforcement source told CNN. A graduate of Virginia Tech, Hasan was a psychiatrist who was licensed in Virginia and was practicing at Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, according to professional records. Previously, he worked at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Although the motive of the shootings are unknown, there are a variety of resources for members of the military who suffer from mental health issues.
The U.S. military has a network of services for soldiers who are in need of mental health counseling. Many who return home from serving in conflict zones need short or long-term counseling to assist in their transition.
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