My name is Sargeant Sam Brown and I am a retired Army veteran living in Richmond, VA. It's difficult for me to say this, but lately, I've been struggling. After serving for eight years, I'm feeling lost without the military. I'm not sleeping well and I'm starting to avoid my friends. I made a few stupid mistakes and I'm on the verge of losing my job.
To be honest, I have nothing to live for and nothing to look forward to. I really think the world would be better off without me.
I called one of my battle buddies from Afghanistan, Jimmy, because I remember him feeling the same way a few months ago. But he was totally different this time! He was happy and excited to be alive, making me jealous. He told me that a group called Saratoga WarHorse saved his life.
The next day, I called Saratoga WarHorse and spoke to a woman named Mary Katherine. She was so patient and understanding that I was actually able to open up to her. She told me all about Saratoga WarHorse and, for the first time in a long time, I started to feel hopeful that this program could help me the way it helped Jimmy. Mary Katherine said that I could come to the program on November 21-23 and
I am ready to take this step!