Post Traumatic Stress Injury and Unnecessary Suicide
While I was frying potatoes for dinner the other night, there was a report on the news that a well known Iraqi vet had killed himself. This was a man who for years had helped so many of his buddies manage symptoms of PTSD while suffering himself. The operative word here is “manage” symptoms. Methods that cure or relieve symptoms of PTSD are not yet highly known and yet are short term and easily applied by a trained lay person. Without this knowledge, what is left is managing symptoms.