Robert Lake
Robert Lake

I have come to the conclusion that there is no help for us. I did my tour in 2009-2010 in Afghanistan and was med board out of the army in January of this year in the 7 months that I have been out I have been to jail twice and lost my wife of 14 years. When I asked for help it seemed to me that the door was slammed in my face. I have been diagnosed with PTSD and there is no one here willing to help. I understand that I have to help myself but having someone around to help with the really bad...

I have come to the conclusion that there is no help for us. I did my tour in 2009-2010 in Afghanistan and was med board out of the army in January of this year in the 7 months that I have been out I have been to jail twice and lost my wife of 14 years. When I asked for help it seemed to me that the door was slammed in my face. I have been diagnosed with PTSD and there is no one here willing to help. I understand that I have to help myself but having someone around to help with the really bad times would be a huge help but I have given up on getting any help.

Kimberly Teel
Kimberly Teel
  • Robert Lake

I have not been in the military but I suffer from it too, so I understand and it helps to talk to people who do understand. so if you need to talk I am here.

Linda Smigelski
Linda Smigelski

More people need compassion. PTSD is serious, debilitating and can lead to suicide!

Jeff Erickson
Jeff Erickson

Anyone who mocks us, needs a good education on why we are the way we are by going where we've been, doing what we've done and seeing what we've seen. We're not crazy, we're wounded.-Nuff said

Kimberly Teel
Kimberly Teel
  • Jeff Erickson

there needs to be more awareness of this just like people post about cancer. They don't get it until they seen it up close and personal.

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham
  • Beverly Foster

Beverly, the stigma of PTSD gets passed a long by stupid jokes. One of the worst is that PTSD is not real. It's just another way to milk the system.

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham
  • Beverly Foster

Another is that if you have PTSD, you are weak... or crazy to start with.

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham
  • Beverly Foster

I hired a law firm to represent me in a divorce. The law firm was my worst enemy. It openly used my PTSD against me, so they could over-charge me, bill me falsely, come to court unprepared, etc, etc etc. I kid YOU NOT...

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham
  • Beverly Foster

Who would believe a 'Rambo-type-vet' against the word of a powerful law firm?

Linda Ahrens
Linda Ahrens

This has nothing to do with politics, and everything to do with human dignity and respect...PTSD IS REAL!

Sandra Lott
Sandra Lott

i agree jack

Jack Cunningham
Jack Cunningham

Stop the mocking, jokes and harassing of PTSD; and more vets and military men and women will come forward to get help.

Vet mocked for his PTSD by State Ethics Official

http://www.americans-working-together.com/attorney_ethics/id21.html

Mark Dowsey
Mark Dowsey

jack we in UK veterans are doing our bit can we the HILT FOUNDATION help

Pedro Figueroa-Torres
Pedro Figueroa-Torres

Remember PTSD is not just from this war it goes back to WW II. Known as shell shock, Korean war all messed up, Viet Nam Just Crazy. So let stop this and take care all of our VETERANS.

Joe Cotter
Joe Cotter

PTSD and the stigma attached to it is why so many people, NOT just Veterans, refuse to seek treatment. Veterans both

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