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May 16, 2018
"What this bill is going to do is to work together with the Department of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, the Department of Mental Health and the Department of Health to ensure that they will be able to provide information and bring awareness about PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and all the mental health issues that surround our military personnel. That they will  be to have a better understanding, the family will have a better understanding and the places where they work, about what is PTSD and how to identity PTSD in their work environment and their family environment," said Assembly Member Felix Ortiz said while voting in favor of legislation he authored that would create a public education initiative designed to eliminate stigma and misinformation about mental illness and chemical dependence among military service members. (A.3557)