Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Awards Mental Health Grants of Nearly $3 Million to Support Returning Veterans
Published: Dec 11, 2012
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Soldiers returning home after serving in Iraq or Afghanistan sometimes find that their greatest battle still lies ahead. Military deployments can trigger mental health problems such as depression, post-traumatic stress and substance abuse. Of nearly 2 million service personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, as many as 300,000 may be in need of mental health services.