Episode 86: Former Green Beret Discusses Mental Health after Combat


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In recent wars, the VA estimates that between 11-20% of veterans experience post-traumatic stress. In this week’s episode, David Lucier, a Vietnam veteran, joins the show to discuss the mental health challenges that many veterans face. David discusses his own experience dealing with post-traumatic stress, and how to get help or provide help to a friend who is experiencing these challenges. Topics include: • The challenges he faced when leaving the military • What led him to seeking help • Why veterans are reluctant to seek treatment

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