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Submit your PTSD Hearing Testimony


Please submit your written testimony for Senator Roy McDonald (R-Saratoga) and Lee Zeldin's (R-Shirley) public hearing on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in combat Veterans. Your input will help us to gain information on PTSD in order to improve early diagnoses, increase access to treatment, and provide crisis and support services.

What is PTSD? Why does it occur? When does it occur? What are the symptoms? What is the Screening Process? What steps are there for early intervention? What is course of treatment? What is the prevalence of PTSD in New York State Veterans? What are the co-morbid diagnoses associated with PTSD? How many veterans are currently receiving services for PTSD? How many veterans sought treatment but were denied? What are experiences of Veterans who have PTSD? What are the experiences of family members of Veterans seeking or getting treatment for PTSD? What are the barriers to getting help?

Public Hearing on Wednesday, February 29th 2012 in Hamilton Hearing Room B from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.

Please fill out the form below and submit your testimony: