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Invisible Wounds: The unnamed sergeant

The unnamed sergeant

“I lost my kids, my marriage went down the drain, I went bankrupt, lost everything that I had.”

One soldier made it home from Afghanistan only to face a brand new battle. 962 more words


Invisible Wounds: Capt. Wayne Johnston

Capt. Wayne Johnston

“Stigma gets your soul, it scorches it.”

After 41 years in the Canadian military, Capt. Wayne Johnston is moving on.

At the end of April, Johnston will be medically released from the Canadian Forces. 1,475 more words


Stigma See Me 5k

As a late professor once told me, a person is not their disorder.

That is what this 5k is about. A mental illness does not characterize who a person is or what a person does. 539 more words