Why Aren’t Vets Open with Psychiatrists?


This is a 5-minute interview video. Comments by vets parallel others I’ve heard. Vets don’t really see support systems as interested in helping. They see the support systems as interested in pushing medications and controlling their lives.

Veterans who report being suicidal in surveys often do not tell their psychiatrists. Four veterans at a VFW hall in Wisconsin share their insights on this.

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