When War Comes Home

Peter Hapak for TIME

The battles after the wars are over can be the toughest; there's no longer the public interest that accompanies, for good and for ill, the start of combat. Once a conflict has dragged on for a decade, most people are tired of war--and the troubles that flow from it. At TIME, we have made a commitment to covering the challenges facing returning veterans, particularly the mental-health issues that, being often invisible, tend to drift along beneath the radar. We have explored the strain on military mental-health workers, the use of prescription drugs in the ranks and the persistent problem of suicide...

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