U.S. Marine Corps
OEF / OIF / OND
Talking about his challenges led to relief
During two tours in Iraq, Josh experienced mortar and rocket attacks. After the military, sirens and certain smells would bother him. A trip abroad led him to feel anxious and irritable. He talked to a friend about what he was going through, and she recognized signs of PTSD. He went to VA, and therapy helped him learn ways to manage his triggers.
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