‘Do something:’ Ukraine works to heal soldiers’ mental scars


              Writing on wall reads in Ukrainian "I am proud of our soldiers" as a soldier checks a phone as he sits on a bench at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
            
              Soldiers use gym equipment at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies.(AP Photo/John Leicester)
            
              A man plays sounds as soldiers lie in a room at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
            
              A man plays sounds as soldiers lie in a room at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
            
              A doctor performs acupuncture on the back of a soldier at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
            
              A doctor performs acupuncture on the back of a soldier at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
            
              Soldiers lie in a room to receive acupuncture treatment at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies. (AP Photo/John Leicester)
            
              Witalij Miskow, 45, speaks about his mental trauma at a clinic which treats veterans for PTSD, post-combat stress and post-concussion trauma, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. When peace returns to Ukraine, many thousands of its combatants will likely return with psychological scars from the battlefields. A mental health rehabilitation center for soldiers on the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, treats post-traumatic disorders with acupuncture, soothing sounds and other therapies. (AP Photo/John Leicester)