The embattled country was even less prepared to deal with the psychological aftermath of the conflict; Ukraine had not been at war since the '80s, when PTSD was only just beginning to be recognized as a disorder.
With state care for people suffering with psychological trauma severely lacking, it has been left to a number of different NGOs to fill in the gaps in treatment. Hero's Companion, a Canadian organization, trains service dogs to help Ukrainian veterans with their war trauma.
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