While there is no doubt that war soldiers do have a tough job in hand when they are on field, it is believed that they do suffer a lot when they are off field too with post-traumaticstress disorder (PTSD) haunting them.
It is believed that soldiers after they come from wars, must be counseled properly so that they can have a better life ahead, but it has been seen not much in being done in this regard in actually grounds. There is no such facility of counselors or any such facility in CFB Petawawa where there are 5,400 soldiers out of the population of 14,000. It is worth worrying that those who fought for their country are being left lurching for such dire consequences.
“And there are some who are crossing the line who are almost treating mental health issues. They are practicing outside their field. Medicaldoctors don’t know anything about mental health”, said a soldier, on the basis of anonymity, while claiming that he still keeps two swords and a knife in his bedroom after he came back from Afghanistan.
It is highly required that steps are being taken to improve the state of Warrior Support Services else things could become all the more serious for soldiers in the time to come.