When the Army Pushes a Soldier Out, His Mental Health Struggles Are Left to Others

Frank Costabile was broke and paranoid after the Army forced him out in 2012. The former private first class was so jittery from his time in a war zone he says he couldn’t walk down the street without looking over his shoulder. Finally one day, after his wife left to drop their daughter off at school, Costabile went into the bathroom and swallowed 57 pills from the bottles of anti-depressants and sedatives that military doctors had given him.

Then, he settled down in the bathtub to die.

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When the Army Pushes a Soldier Out, His Mental Health Struggles Are Left to Others

Frank Costabile was broke and paranoid after the Army forced him out in 2012. The former private first class was so jittery from his time in a war zone he says he couldn’t walk down the street without looking over his shoulder. Finally one day, after his wife left to drop their daughter off at school, Costabile went into the bathroom and swallowed 57 pills from the bottles of anti-depressants and sedatives that military doctors had given him.

Then, he settled down in the bathtub to die.

To read the full original article, click here.

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