PBS NewsHour

Why many U.S. combat veterans fight a second war at home

Clip: 05/27/2019 | 9m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

On average, 20 U.S. military veterans daily die by suicide, and suicides among active duty personnel are increasing. A number of treatments for veterans with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder exist, but they have drawbacks. Special correspondent Mike Cerre looks at treatment options and follows up on U.S. Marines with whom he was embedded during the war in Iraq.

Aired: 05/27/19

Rating: NR

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