Telephone Line Helps Returning Servicemen Readjust to Civilian Life

By Faiza Elmasry
Washington, D.C.
21 April 2009

When warriors return home from the battlefield, they often struggle with emotional and psychological illness. Many have suffered brain injuries, and most face difficulties readjusting to civilian life. To help those servicemen help themselves, the U.S. Defense Department has opened a 24-hour telephone help line.

The new outreach call center offers help around the clock, seven days a week.

http://www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-04-21-voa32.cfm

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