November 5th, 2009
08:32 PM ET

Mental health resources for the military

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.

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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.

Take a look at some of the programs here...

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