PTSD Veterans Struggle to Get Service DogsDecember 13, 2017 |
by Meisha Rosenberg
For 10 years, Adam LeGrand was a medic in the Air Force. Then he was injured in rollover accidents and by a pallet of cinderblocks falling on him in Qatar. He developed post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury (TBI) and became suicidal.
“The VA [Veterans Administration] put me on a dangerous cocktail of drugs,” LeGrand said, “some of which were appropriate and some of which weren’t.”