You are not alone and there are solutions
It is extremely frustrating for those who return home with PTSD. When you were deployed, you felt like a confident, capable and clear-headed individual. Now you beat yourself up over an inability to “just move on.”
If you are frustrated with the VA, know you have options.
You and your family crave the normalcy of how things used to be, but everything has changed. The emotional state of your brain has taken over the logical part of your brain, causing you to switch from terror and rage to numbness and emotional exhaustion in a nanosecond.
50% of veterans with PTSD do not seek treatment.
Out of the half that seek treatment, only 50% get ``minimally adequate`` treatment.
12% of vets from Desert Storm have PTSD according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
PTSD can often look like other brain health conditions and vets can struggle with multiple issues such as: