Invisible Wounds Of War

INVISIBLE WOUNDS OF WAR....Blue Girl summarizes the latest study on post traumatic stress disorder in returning Iraq/Afghanistan vets:
A new study by the RAND Corporation, released just today, pegs the number of veterans suffering from PTSD and depression at about 300,000 and the number of veterans who sustained brain injuries at about 320,000. With only one direction for those numbers to go, we are facing an immediate future where we have somewhere in the neighborhood of a million veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan needing care that the VA is ill-equipped to handle — they are overstretched now, and only half of the soldiers struggling with depression, PTSD and TBI have sought treatment.
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