The Many Faces of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

On Aug. 4, 2009, Master Sgt. Jason Swain says he dumped all his medications into his hand. Cupping the little pile of pills, he flashed back to his brother's attempted suicide, and the image of his mother's pain-distorted face. Every day, on average, 18 American veterans commit suicide. Through the haze of guilt and pain, Swain realized he didn't want to be one of them. Swain's voice quivers as he talks, as if sobs are just one random memory away. But the 38-year-old's first words betray...Full Story
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