Thursday, September 29, 2011

Vice Cop's PTSD Diagnosis Leads to New Career as Youth Advocate

Insight Magazine has a great profile of Ralph Barrera, a member of the board at Fearless Nation PTSD Support:

Ralph Barrera was a sergeant in the Los Angeles Police Department when a bullet changed his life.

Fired in the line of duty in accordance with his training and police department regulations, the bullet took the life of an offender—but it also took a toll on Barrera, who embarked on a decade-long battle with post-traumatic stress disorder and eventually confronted the reality that it was time for a career change.

Read the rest here: Vice Cop Turned Youth Advocate

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