'Please know that I need to stop the pain'

CBC News looks at the tragic story of Cpl. Stuart Langridge, a Canadian soldier whose suicide brought to light the emerging problems of PTSD among returning military men and women.
Cpl. Stuart Langridge killed himself after suffering from PTSD 2:29

On Wednesday, CBC brought you the story of Mike Pehlivanian, a Canadian veteran facing criminal charges after a struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Now Jason Proctor looks back at the tragic story of Cpl. Stuart Langridge, a Canadian soldier who killed himself after tours in Bosnia and Afghanistan left him with post-traumatic stress disorder.

What is Veterans Affairs doing - or not doing - for men and women returning from war? And is this just the beginning of a wave of similar cases?


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