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Wed May 27, 2009
Congressman Harry Teague Announces New Bill Aimed at Addressing PTSD
By Evan Woodward
Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico's 2nd District Congressman Harry Teague was in Las Cruces today/yesterday to announce a new bill intended to address the issue of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD among military personnel and combat veterans. As KRWG's Evan Woodward reports, the legislation would make mental health screenings mandatory for military personnel upon introduction into the military, before and after deployment and before discharge.