Data about military veterans who commit suicide is stark: 22 veterans a day decide to end the lives. The nation’s two wars are also taking a toll on the families of those service members. Telling the stories of those military spouses, parents, sisters and brothers and their struggles with depression, anxiety and suicide is the focus of a new CNN Digital project called “The Uncounted.”
Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is known as a signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now a nurse at the Medical College of Georgia is making sure soldier’s suffering from the injury are getting help and recognition.