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Marine First Sgt. John Witt joins us for this episode to talk about why it's okay not to be okay. He tells us about his experience of working a funeral for a Marine who took his own life, the tragedy of suicide, and how we can reach out when we are feeling alone and in the darkness.
If you're a veteran who is feeling overwhelmed, in crisis, or suicidal, please call the Veteran Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1. You can also text 838255 to talk or chat with someone completely confidential and free.
Everyone reading this, please take a minute and call or text a friend and ask how they are doing. Let's keep looking after one another.
Transitions from War
After serving in the United States Marines Corps, Mike Ergo started the Transitions from War blog and Podcast to talk about his struggles returning from combat in Iraq. From PTSD and addiction to finding endurance sports, Mike has found a new life purpose and a passion to share this with others.
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