Anger and depression. Nightmares and substance abuse. Family breakdown and even suicide.
The symptoms of military PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) wreck lives.
One in four homeless people is a former member of the armed services. Over 20,000 veterans are in jail or on probation.
So why isn’t treatment available? It is, but it’s often inappropriate. There are long waiting lists. Therapy can extend over months or even years.
Residential care may be all that’s available, separating sufferers from their families.