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May is Suicide Prevention Month. See how VA is working to prevent Veteran Suicide:

May is Suicide Prevention Month. See how VA is working to prevent Veteran Suicide:

About Face is one of many ways VA is providing access to care for Veterans with mental health conditions. by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Albert Perna weighed 80 pounds when he was rescued from a Prisoner of War camp in Germany in 1945. Today, he talks about having PTSD. When did he know? He and his wife were on a train, going to Atlantic City, when another train passed by. The noise of the train triggered unexpected memories for him and he dove for the floor, yelling “Incoming!” At the time he needed help, although he was embarrassed for making a scene. Today, he is not embarrassed to tell you his story because he knows it may help other Veterans. Connect with Other Veterans Albert and other Veterans with PTSD are brave enough to step up and share their experiences in About Face . Learn how PTSD treatment helped turn their lives around. It’s one o...

Full article: http://www.va.gov/health/NewsFeatures/2014/April/Believe-...

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