- In 2009 more American soldiers were lost to suicide than died in combat
- Currently, one out of every five suicides in the US are among people who have served their country on the battlefield
- The government takes the problem seriously but some war veterans are difficult to find to offer help
Two mothers whose sons committed suicide a week apart last month are campaigning to raise awareness of their suicide.
In the United States, suicides in the military have claimed more lives than the fighting.
Soldier Liam Smith suffers terrible mental trauma. He believes the Taliban are in his wardrobe. He's even tried to carve off his face.