Treatments include therapy and medication. With an average of 22 veterans committing suicide a day, getting help is essential.
Dr. Erin Smith is the chief of the PTSD clinic at the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor. She says the hospital offers a program called Coaching Into Care.
"You can call and you can actually speak to a mental health provider as a family member and ask questions and explain the situation and receive some guidance on how you can help engage that veteran in care."
— Jorge Avellan is the Ann Arbor beat reporter and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him firstname.lastname@example.org