We sadly lost our dad on the 26/11/16, he was a veteran who served in the army for 22 years. Dad has suffered with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for over 20 years and his life has been effected greatly by this.
People who suffer from PTSD often suffer from nightmares, flashbacks, difficulty sleeping, and feeling emotionally numb. These symptoms can significantly impair a person's daily life.
PTSD is marked by clear physical and psychological symptoms. It often has symptoms like depression, substance abuse, problems of memory and cognition, and other physical and mental health problems. The disorder is also associated with difficulties in social or family life, including occupational instability, marital problems, family discord, and difficulties in parenting.
We are starting this fund raiser to help other veterans who find themselves in the same situation as my dad was.
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Dec 3, 2016
Very sorry for your loss. Sure you will gain some comfort from the Regimental family.
Dec 1, 2016
Natalie, So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Like many that served with him we remember him as a good man. Our thoughts are with you all at this difficult time.
Dec 1, 2016
Very sorry for your loss, sorry its not more but hope it helps a little. Ratty (Mike Young)
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