Every day, on average, 22 American veterans take their own lives. Home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, often after multiple tours of duty, the nation’s soldiers are frequently ill-equipped to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder and the return to civilian life. At the Veterans Crisis Line, trained responders try to stem the crisis by talking individual vets out of suicide and leading them toward help. This troubling documentary listens in on the work of these dedicated men and women, and provides a wake-up call about a heartbreaking epidemic. Monday, Nov. 11, at 9 p.m., HBO
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