This paper presents some outcomes of the participation of Polish Military Contingents (PMC) in multinational missions and military operations within the UN, OSCE, EU and NATO mandate. The suicide risk among soldiers serving both in country and abroad is discussed. Selected legal issues and organization of the combat stress disorders prevention system in the Polish armed forces were presented. In particular, prevention activity before deployment, during deployment and after returning home was highlighted. Achievements and challenges in PTSD prevention and treatment in the PMC were discussed.
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