A new event is being hosted at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower in Hartford tomorrow. Starting at 10am, the local chapter of “Climb for PTSD” will be at the tower carrying veterans up the 262 steps of the tower to raise awareness and funding for their cause.
Linas Grybinas founded the organization. He has worked in psychiatric medicine for years, tells The Big Z that funding for the treatment of PTSD through the government leaves much to be desired.
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According to the National Institutes of Health, 7.7-million Americans suffer from PTSD of affect others by their PTSD. You can learn more about the organization through the group’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ClimbforPTSD?fref=nf