23 Aug '13, 5am

Downrange, no longer suffering the code of silence #ptsd @MartinKuz

Downrange, no longer suffering the code of silence #ptsd @MartinKuz

Related Special reports on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Sgt. 1st Class Corey Hawkins, left, and Spc. Travis Barrett, discuss an attack that seriously wounded another member of their platoon in Afghanistan's Logar province. ''He's made guys feel like it's OK to get things off their chest,'' Barrett said of Hawkins. Martin Kuz/Stars and Stripes Editor's Note: In this occasional series, Stars and Stripes examines the mental health of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and how they cope with war’s internal burden while deployed. Stories will explore the work of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and chaplains to reduce the combat-related stress of troops; the efforts of senior officers to balance the needs of soldiers with the demands of the U.S. mission; and the fear of asking for help that still exists within the Army. This series is produced with the support of...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/downrange-no-longer-suffering...

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