AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - National PTSD Awareness Day is a day dedicated to creating awareness regarding PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder). It is acknowledged annually on the 27th of June.
The US Senate officially designated this day in 2010.
In 2014 the Senate designated the whole month of June as PTSD Awareness Month.
Allen Bergeron and Allen Umana, veterans and city employees, join us in the FOX 7 Austin studio to talk more about how the City of Austin is working to support those dealing with PTSD.