Tags: Veterans

Local Therapist Speaks out on Realities of PTSD

“While we were talking here, one veteran has probably killed themself.” Only ten minutes into an interview today, Jerry Brinegar brought attention to the sad reality that many soldiers face with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A study released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs this July concluded that an average of 20 veterans take their own lives each day. The Pushup Challenge…