Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Troubling Injuries Not Often Discussed

This New York Times article on the psychic costs of war is very similar to an LA Times piece from a month or so back that I don't think I posted on.

The focus: the mental wounds of the war aren't often reported - in the media, or, in fact, by the soldiers themselves.

It's these kind of health and support concerns that scream in my head whenever the President urges us to volunteer and help returning troops. Heartfelt thanks and tokens of appreciation should be offered. But increased veterans' healthcare funding would be better.

[see comments for full text of article]

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