Across the nation, mental illness is page one. It’s mayhem all too personal for some South Florida families.
Mission United & Fight Time Promotions team up to help veterans relieve stress and reacclimate to civilian life in a different kind of hand-to-hand combat: MMA Fighting. We talk about how MMA fighting can even help vets cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.
A South Florida soldier battling post-traumatic stress disorder whose struggles were previously profiled by CBS4 News has taken his own life.
What is happening to our soldiers? More U.S. soldiers have killed themselves, than have died on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury are the suspected culprits.