Dr. Preston is an Army psychiatrist and the Chief of the Office of the Surgeon General, Behavioral Health Division.
On this episode learn why psychiatrists and behavioral health expertise is critical to the Military wartime mission, and what psychiatrists do in a war zone. Hear how psychiatrists are force multipliers by ensuring good mental health practices. Also learn tips for how to break bad news, and how to help prepare yourself and your unit for combat stress while at the same time breaking down the barriers and stigma associated with seeking behavioral healthcare. He also discusses his role in assisting the Nepalese Army with a suicide crisis, helping save a military marriage in serious trouble and much more.
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