Crisis Hotline Available to Help Local Veterans

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WESLACO – The impact of war doesn’t end on the battlefield.

For some Rio Grande Valley veterans, the struggle continues year round.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS spoke with a veteran who says the transition from war to civilian life is tough.

Rogelio Aleman tells us he didn’t know about a veteran crisis line at the time.

He tells us how he is overcoming the struggle and that he wants his fellow brother and sisters in arms to know help is here in the Valley.

If you know someone struggling with their transition, have them call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press one.

Watch the video above for the full story.


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