After leaving the Marines in 2004, Ian went back to school — where he drank and used drugs, was on edge, and felt isolated by his military experience. When it all seemed too much, he attempted suicide. One of his professors encouraged him to seek therapy. Through treatment at VA, Ian was able to define the “new normal” in his life.
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
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