Day to day activities that sometimes we take for granted, our Veterans are having difficulties with...
Today was a small victory in a long war that I will be fighting with PTSD.
Thanks to Doc and the support of my family, I survived a relatively busy day at Disney's Magic Kingdom.
Doc did his job and provided much blocking and comfort. We are exhausted after a long day.
Thanks also to Doc's trainer Daniel, & Sara SD4SM founder for giving me Hero III "Doc" as my teammate to fight the battles with!
freedom is not free
According to RAND, at least 20% of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans have PTSD and/or Depression.
PTSD & SUICIDE
PTSD alone out of six anxiety diagnoses was significantly associated with suicidal ideation or attempts
Recent statistical studies show that rates of Veteran suicide is over 22 a day.
3.8 million Veterans with a service-connected disability rating in 2014.