26 Mar '13, 5pm

PLZ : I need your help to stop #military #suicide from #PTSD! I was almost one, now I tell my story to prevent..

I attempted suicide in November of 2010, a year after returning from Iraq, while I was still in the active duty Army. I took a large amount of pills and the hospital was unable to wake me up, they were forced to shove a tube down my throat and pump my stomach full of coal. I was lucky enought to wake up the next morning, but 22 vets and 1 soldier a day aren't getting to wake up! Now I have written a guide titled "Welcoming Your Soldier Home" and I go around and publicly speak about my suicide attempt and help families understand the mind of a veteran. I also support veterans and soldiers by letting them know they're not alone in their mind. My goal is to get started this year and take 12 months of traveling to cities and making a documentary out of what I'm doing. In this documentary there will be videos of my speeches and interviews with family members and veterans of sug...

Full article: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/stopping-military-suicides

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