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“The drinking, the partying, it only lasts so long before it started causing serious life issues...”

Jeremiah Civil

US Marine Corps

Substance Misuse

People with PTSD are more likely than others with the same sort of background to have drinking problems. By the same token, people with drinking problems often have PTSD. Those with PTSD have more problems with alcohol both before and after getting PTSD. Having PTSD increases the risk that you will develop a drinking problem.

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