After watching this dog save a suicidal veteran, Louise Thayer shares her experience with PTSD, veterans, and service animals.
The difference between cancer and depression is that cancer attacks the physical self, whereas depression decimates the mind and soul. Sadly, the way society supports people with the ‘invisible illness’ is the opposite to those with the visibly-apparent diagnosis, and is why the suicide rate is expanding at such an alarming rate.
Talking about mental illness makes people uncomfortable. But Anne Theriault is going to do it anyway.