Two Army Families Deal With PTSD, and Suicide

In addition to the insurgents who fight from the hillsides before vanishing into caves in Afghanistan, the U.S. Army has fought an equally elusive and silent enemy here at home: suicide. Many family members of soldiers returning from their deployment with post-traumatic stress disorder say the stigma associated with seeking psychiatric help has hurt their cause. Last year marked the fifth consecutive year the Army experienced a record number of suicides in its ranks. As with thousands of...Full Story
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