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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Awards $3.28 Million In Grants To Support Mental Health Needs Of U.S. Military Service Members Returning From Afghanistan And Iraq


12/17/2013 9:51:56 AM

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Soldiers returning from active duty in Afghanistan and Iraq can face a range of mental health issues that may affect their quality of life and their families, including severe depression, post-traumatic stress (PTSD) and substance abuse. They also face a rising suicide rate. However, fewer than half of the 2 million military personnel who served in those countries seek treatment for their serious mental illness.

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