Returned servicemen and women can sometimes come back from active duty and be damaged physically, mentally and emotionally.
It can be really difficult to get their minds back to a healthy place and options for treatment are limited in Australia.
But hopefully another option could be on the table as a medicinal cannabis trial kicks off in Australia to see whether the drug can help veterans battling PTSD.
The trail could provide another avenue of treatment for veterans. Credit: PA
It’ll be coordinated by Cannabis Access Clinics and will run for one year.
Lead researcher Dr Sharron Davis said: “It can present itself in lots of different ways, so it’s very difficult to find a treatment that is going to treat all of the symptoms of PTSD.
“We have to be able to show the Therapeutic Goods