By: Abby Heckler
What exactly is "disability"?
Say you go overseas and get hurt..
There are special programs that would help:
-Get you the medical attention you need
-Give you money while you can't work
And this is a bad thing??
However, the government makes it extremely hard to gain disability benefits. There are many steps and lots of paperwork to go through. Only 42% of the time everything is approved. That's not even half!
The government only puts full effort into helping if you are missing a limb usually. More disabilities would include:
What is PTSD?
Symptoms may include:
These problems can lead to substance abuse and in the worst cases, suicide. About 30 percent of the men and women who have spent time in war zones experience PTSD.