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I’m trying to clarify a matter. First off, I’m going to try therapy for anxiety. I’ve had this my whole life, but never admitted to myself until last November. I figured I could “tough it out” through self-care and help from friends. But nothing works anymore and my condition has gotten worse. My question is, if it’s determined medication will further help me, can I stay enlisted and finish out my enlistment while on anxiety or antidepressant medication?

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