Long Road Home
About This Episode
When Tony returned from his tour of duty in Iraq, he struggled with nightmares, flashbacks and alcohol. His marriage fell apart. He lost his job. But once he acknowledged the symptoms and was treated for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), his healing began and his life changed. Tony began helping other veterans dealing with the problems he once faced.
Long Road Home includes compelling stories of veterans who served in Iraq, Vietnam, Korea and World War II, yet still feel the emotional wounds of war. Viewers will also learn about successful therapies and promising research, including a unique study at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where doctors are exploring the sleep and brain patterns of veterans coping with PTSD.