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PTSD Awareness Day | June 27, 2018

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National PTSD Awareness Day is a day dedicated to creating awareness regarding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The day has been recognized annually on June 27, since 2010 and capstones PTSD Awareness Month.

The disorder is common affecting millions of people who have experienced or witnessed accidents, physical or sexual assault, combat and other traumatic events.

According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, 7 or 8 out of every 100 people will have PTSD at some point in their lives. Of those affected by PTSD, the most prevalent population who suffers from PTSD are veterans. They estimate about 11 to 20 out of every 100 veterans who served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, have PTSD in a given year. About 12 percent of every Gulf War veteran has PTSD in a given year and an estimated 30 percent of Vietnam veterans have had PTSD in their lifetime.

Cannabis has been shown to provide relief to those who are experiencing anxiety, depression, insomnia and other ailments triggered by PTSD.

Everest is proud to offer veterans 15% off all products on every visit.   

Discounts cannot be combined with any other existing offers.

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