Erick Scott is an Army war veteran dealing with PTSD, had no way how to control or calm this disabling disorder. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a type of anxiety disorder where many soldiers who have came back home are a victim of PTSD. It usually occurs after you have gone through an extreme emotional trauma that involved the threat of injury or death. Scott was paired up with a black lab service dog named Gumbo. Scott while sitting in a chair doing an interview, he started to get agitated due to his PTSD. Watch Gumbo do the most amazing thing to distract Scott and calm his disorder down.
An alarming stat of every 65 minutes a veteran commits suicide. This can be a huge accomplishment in the hopes of helping other war vets such as Gumbo did to this man. Sometimes we may forget about the sacrifices our soldiers around the world have to go through to protect our country. Help spread the awareness of PTSD by sharing this with your friends.