Colin Maclachlan (44) is backing a Johnston Press Investigation calling on the Scottish and Westminster Governments to reveal the suicide statistics. Read more at: https://www.motherwelltimes.co.uk/news/health/hidden-epidemic-of-veteran-suicides-sas-soldier-s-story-1-4772018
It’s a subject Colin, sadly, knows far too much about. Read more at: hFor along with Calum MacLeod, a former King’s Own Scottish Borderers veteran, he set up the charity Who Dares Cares in 2016 to help veterans and members of the emergency services who are struggling with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They did so because they were continually talking to veterans or chatting on Facebook and social media, only later to discover they had taken their own lives. Colin said he had lost count of the number of veterans who had committed suicide.