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VA Western New York Healthcare System


Take a Knee on PTSD

June 9, 2017

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Contact: Evangeline Conley, Public Affairs Officer

Phone:    (716) 862-8753

Cell:           (716) 512-9338

E-mail:   Evangeline.Conley@va.gov


Take a Knee on PTSD VA Western New York Healthcare System offers PTSD awareness


As part of National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, VA Western New York Healthcare System will host a PTSD Awareness event at the Batavia VA Medical Center’s Building 4 Auditorium on Thursday, June 15 beginning at 9am. “Take a Knee on PTSD” is open to Veterans and their families as well as the general public, Veteran advocates, and other community partners. The purpose of the event will be to increase awareness of the health issues surrounding PTSD and potential treatment options.


Psychology Intern and Marine Corps Veteran Jessica Goodell, author of Shade it Black: Death and After Iraq, Nicholas Stefanovic, Rochester Treatment Court and Marine Corps Veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Earl Granville, former Pennsylvania Army National Guardsman and Veteran of Operation Joint Forge - Bosnia, OIF and OEF will share their experiences about PTSD.


For more information please call Amberley Roberts, LMSW, or PTSD Program at 1-585-297-1200.