Lachlan Manning enlisted in the Australian Army in 2002. He was diagnosed with PTSD and depression in 2010, six months after returning from a tour of Afghanistan. He was medically discharged in 2012.
In this video he discusses getting help and how it helped him get back on track.
NQ Connect provides a free counselling and support service for current serving and ex-Defence members and their families living and working in northern Queensland. The service is presented by Operation Compass.
Call 1300 059 625 for a private and entirely non-judgemental talk with a professional counsellor. Alternatively, you can opt for web chat by visiting nqconnect.com.au/OperationCompass.