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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day (INFOGRAPHIC)

First Posted: 06/27/11 02:24 PM ET   Updated: 08/27/11 06:12 AM ET

Today, June 27, is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day, focusing attention on the 11 to 20 percent of Afghanistan and Iraq veterans as well as the many others who suffer from PTSD.

"Some have lost limbs on the battlefield and others still battle the demons that have followed them home," President Barack Obama said last week in a reference to PTSD. Local veterans in DC and throughout the country are coming together to raise awareness.

Learn all about PTSD with the infographic below. Read more about it here and 10 ways you can help here.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - PTSD Awareness
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