US Military Looks to Fish Oil to Combat Suicide

You can’t say they’re not trying:

A three-year, $10 million study, to be funded by the Department of Defense and conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina, will test whether omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oils can relieve the anxieties and quiet the suicidal thoughts plaguing many combat veterans…

Participants get to chug fish oils smoothies.

For all the criticism the US military has received over it handling of the epidemic of suicides in its rank, it at least appears to be trying, and to be fair, it’s not the only thing they’re trying.