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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Veterans & PTSD

On Veteran's Day it is a time to think if America is doing enough for troops who have served our country. Are veterans getting timely treatment for PTSD? Probably not. There is a lag in scheduling for diagnosis and there are rumors that some docs are being told to forego a diagnosis of PTSD. This isn't right as veterans struggling with PTSD are in crisis and need immediate care.

To read a powerful article by Aaron Sorkin about how our country needs to do more to help returning veterans get diagnosed and get treatment for PTSD click on the link below.

Supporting Our Troops by Aaron Sorkin