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During PTSD Awareness Month, Ernst Urges Support for Veterans Struggling with Mental Health

Ernst—a combat veteran – highlighted her bill, now law, to help curb veteran suicide, especially among female veterans

WASHINGTON—During Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a combat veteran, is urging support for veterans facing mental health issues, like PTSD. Ernst highlighted her bill—now law—that helped identify effective programs and approaches in reducing suicide among female veterans.

Click here or on the image above to watch Senator Ernst’s remarks.

Last week, Ernst applauded the Trump Administration for putting in place a roadmap for the PREVENTS Task Force to help prevent veteran suicide.