Battling the Storm Within

Monday, November 3, 2014

PTSD survivor says: 'Everyone wants to help a soldier. No one wants to help a civilian'

Calls for help as thousands of North East soldiers face mental anguish on their return home and to Civvy Street

A Black Hawk over Kabul

And with thousands more on their way back from Afghanistan the problem is only going to get worse, military charities warned today.

Addictions, family break-downs, homelessness and lack of support are just a few of the problems leading to the spiralling rates of mental trauma among the North’s 375,000 veterans.

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