Currently, the treatment is only available in Cullman County as part of a pilot program.
“My wife would have probably buried me four years ago.”
Army Veteran Brian Monk says a new PTSD treatment saved his life. He’s not alone.
“We know we have prevented at least 14 suicides in just Cullman County,” said Retired Air Force Colonel Ken Brown.
The treatment is administered through a shot.
“It’s called the Stellate Ganglion Blockage shot. It is a shot of novocaine type of material to the nerve in the neck. It controls the fighter flight portion of the brain. It basically resets the nervous system,” said Brown.
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