PTSD Awareness Day

In 2010, Senator Conrad pushed to get official recognition of PTSD through a “day of awareness” in tribute of a National Guard member who took his life after two tours in Iraq. Staff Sergeant Joe Biel committed suicide after his return from duty to his home state. SSGT. Biel’s Birthday, June 27th, was selected as the official PTSD Awareness Day. Read More

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Service Dogs for Veterans

Depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are the most common mental health problems faced by Veterans today. PTSD is a mental health problem that can be developed after experiencing or witnessing a life threatening event. Some symptoms of PTSD can include; anxiety, lack of interest, difficulty concentrating, nightmares, lack of sleep and detachment.

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