Austin-based singer-songwriter Darden Smith is working to do something about the thousands of service members affected by PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Only half of those suffering from PTSD seek treatment. Many soldiers fear that admitting a problem might hurt their careers. For those who do reach out, resources are available—from traditional therapies to new approaches. Smith is the founder of a new program to help promote soldiers’ healing through music. (from You Tube Description) 

 

 

Read More about the Songwriting with Soldiers Project on NPR’s Interview