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Media Advisory: IAVA and Councilmember Ulrich declare June 10 as PTSD Awareness Day

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NEW YORK (June 9, 2015) – City Council Member Eric A. Ulrich (R-Queens), Chair of the Council Veterans Committee, IAVA and the veterans community will host a press conference on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 12pm to declare June 10 as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day in New York City.

What: Rally/Press Conference declaring June 10 as PTSD Awareness Day

Who: Council Member Eric Ulrich, Chair of Council’s Veterans Committee, members of the Council’s Veterans Committee, MOVA Commissioner Loree Sutton, MD Brigadier General, Thomas Mahany (Honor for All), Anthony Pike (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America), Craig Vandergoot (NYU Langone Military Families Clinic), Scott Thompson (Mental Health Association of NYC), and other members of the veterans community.

Where: Steps of City Hall, Downtown Manhattan

When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 12pm

Note to media: Email press@iava.org or call 212-982-9699

About IAVA

"Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America...remains the most important organization representing the new generation of veterans." - TIME Magazine

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the premier veterans advocacy and support organization on the planet. Founded by an Iraq veteran in 2004, IAVA is the non-partisan leader in advocacy, public awareness, and 1-on-1 case management support. Our mission is to connect, unite, and empower over 425,000 veterans and allies nationwide. We have connected more than 1.2 million veterans with resources and community, and provided thousands of veterans of all generations with life-saving and life-changing personalized support from our Masters-level social service professionals.

Learn more at iava.org.