We’ve all heard the horror stories from Iraq, the Afghanistan war, the Kosovo war, and other wars which have taken place around the world. Young, vibrant men and women volunteer to go overseas and fight for their country. They sacrifice their peace of mind, time, and comfort.
However, when they come back, some of these individuals are not the same. They come back emotionless and empty vessels too horrified to talk about what they witnessed.
They just keep quiet. It’s not long before these veterans start engaging in substance abuse to get rid of the war thoughts.
Perhaps a veteran friend or relative came back from the war, turned to alcohol or drugs, and you’re wondering how you can help them. Or, you may be the veteran suffering from substance abuse.
Read on to know the various aspects of substance abuse in veterans and how they can get help.
This guide offers an in-depth look at overcoming substance misuse for veterans.
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