PTSD and Veterans: The War At Home

This post is reprinted from Veterans Alliance….

PTSD is a serious problem affecting today’s veterans, and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) systemic problems are only adding fuel to the fire.

Did you know that roughly 22 U.S. veterans kill themselves every day? That is one every 65 minutes. These veterans need help, and the VA is failing them.

Our newest infographic analyzes the problem in depth; examining the tragic consequences of PTSD if left untreated, and the VA’s shortcomings when it comes to providing the help and benefits these heroes so sorely need.

This is unacceptable. You fought for your country, you shouldn’t have to fight for your own benefits.  If you’re as outraged by these statistics as we are, get the word out and share this infographic. The more we educate the public about this issue, the more likely something will change.

 The War At Home

 
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