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This Organization Has a 100% Success Rate in Avoiding Veteran Loss to Suicide

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a significant and concerning issue among U.S. veterans, stemming from the unique and often harrowing experiences faced during military service. PTSD is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event, either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. For veterans, these events can include combat exposure, training accidents, sexual assault during service, and other traumatic experiences.


Northwest Battle Buddies is a noble and inspiring organization dedicated to providing service dogs to veterans suffering from PTSD and other psychological challenges resulting from their military service. Founded on the belief that no veteran should face the battle for normalcy alone after serving their country, this nonprofit aims to empower veterans by partnering them with specifically trained service dogs. These dogs are not just pets, but lifelines to a better quality of life, offering companionship, security, and a sense of independence.


The founder joins the podcast to discuss their work.

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