Vernal felt responsible for the death of a fellow Marine. Later, he drank heavily and used drugs. He was agitated and had relationship problems. He went to the VA hospital for support and was diagnosed with PTSD. He found the tools he needed to move beyond the trauma he witnessed. He has turned his life around and is living well.
No matter what you may be experiencing, there is support for getting your life on a better track. Many, many Veterans have found the strength to reach out and make the connection.Locate VA Resources
An online source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.Locate SAMHSA Resources
The NRD links to services and resources that support Service members, Veterans, families and caregivers.Locate NRD Resources