Less than a year ago, 52-year-old Neil arrived at The Salvation Army’s addiction treatment program in Winnipeg terrorized by flashbacks from his military days, he was addicted to alcohol and 50 pounds underweight.
“There were behaviours I couldn’t stop—even though I desperately wanted to,” says Neil. “After more than a decade of battling PTSD and alcoholism, I had to save myself.”
The Downward Spiral
Five years after Neil left the military, PTSD reared its ugly head. In an attempt to numb the pain […]