Issues that Matter focused on veterans’ mental health
Last updated 1/4/2018 at Noon
The mental health of veterans will be the subject of a panel discussion planned for Thursday, Feb. 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main Street.
“Everyone always talks about PTSD,” said Chuck Wright, an army veteran and certified traumatic stress specialist who will be one of the panelists for the event. “But all veterans experience a range of experiences that might affect them their whole lives.”
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