PTSD From Recent U.S. Evacuation of Afghanistan

Fall of Afghanistan can trigger PTSD in veterans (

This article relates to a giant mental health crisis amongst our service men and women. Recently, the United States evacuated Afghanistan, resulting in the end of a 20 year occupation. Many Afghan and American people witnessed many traumatic events. These traumatic events shed light on the mental health ramifications of war. The article does a good job explaining that there is a stigma towards mental health amongst the military community and how those who experience PTSD should try and seek out help. This article sheds light on the fact that there is still a reluctance to seek out treatment because of the way society views mental health issues like PTSD.