Hero ex-soldier reveals trauma that PTSD has brought on his regiment – fearing disease claimed lives of up to SIX of his comrades

A BRAVE veteran has spoken of the ravages of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder — which he fears claimed the lives of up to six men in his regiment.

Cpl Shane Sweeney, 41, who himself has been suicidal, said mental illness among ex-soldiers is a “huge problem”.


Cpl Sweeney said has badly suffered from PTSD and worries about the tragic effect it had on many in his regiment (stock image)[/caption]

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Ex-soldier Cpl Sweeney told of the tragic effect of PTSD on several of…

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