More Afghan veterans seeking mental health support

British war veterans from the war in Afghanistan are seeking support for mental health issues like never before, according to mental health charity Combat Stress.

The latest figures from the charity suggest a 57% increase in the number of veterans attempting to access services.

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ITV News Reporter Dan Rivers reports

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Increase in Afghanistan veterans seeking mental health advice

There has been a 57% annual rise in the number of Afghanistan veterans seeking mental health support, according to new figures. Some 358 ex-military personnel sought help in 2013 from the mental health charity Combat Stress.