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Bicester army veteran sets up mental health support group

An army veteran in Oxfordshire is setting up an online support group for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sufferers because he says there is so little support available.

Nick Westhorpe served in the military for more than 14 years, and saw action in Iraq and Afghanistan.

He struggles with flashbacks and traumatic memories, and says that more needs to be done to support people locally when they leave the forces.

Charlotte Stacey reports.

  • 18 Feb 2016
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