UMSS20 Student Profile: Teagan LaPiere

Teagan LaPiere, Psychology
Understanding Veteran Suicide
Mentored by Mollie Ruben

Teagan LaPiere, a military veteran himself, researches why non-combat deployed veterans have a higher rate of suicide than combat-deployed veterans. He hopes that this research will indicate factors that lead to military suicide, so policies for veteran mental health can be changed and improved.