Forces TV's PTSD Season
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Forces TV's PTSD Season

This month Forces TV is taking an in-depth look at the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder in the British military community. We'll be...

Forces TV's PTSD Season
This month Forces TV is taking an in-depth look at the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder in the British military community.
 
We'll be running four programmes throughout March which focus on the illness, three of which were put together by former RAF technician Peter Carruthers, who served as an avionics technician for seven years before starting his next career as a producer and director. 
 
Fallout - March 18 on Forces TV
 
Mike is an Army veteran suffering with the psychological wounds of war. Fallout follows a day in Mike's life as he struggles to survive in an increasingly lonely civilian world.
 
 
Civvy Street - March 19 on Forces TV
 
Andy leaves the Army full of enthusiasm for his new life as a civilian. But the excitement turns to despair as the harsh reality of transition to civilian life starts to take hold.
 
 
Unload - March 24 on Forces TV
 
Eddie is a British army veteran who is diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This drama follows his difficult journey though psychological therapy.
 
Also showing this month is The Soldiers' Stories, March 19 on Forces TV, where three former British soldiers recount the devastating effects of PTSD on their lives and their battle to recover with the help of the London Veterans' Service.
 
For more information or if you think you might be suffering from symptoms of PTSD, contact either of the charities below.
 
Combat Stress
24hr Helpline: 0800 138 1619
General Enquiries: 01372 587 000
 
 
NHS Veterans' Healthcare