Increasing reports of PTSD a sign of progress, claims senior DND official

Maj.-Gen. David Millar tells House National Defence Committee that increased reports of PTSD show the military is ‘de-mystifying the stigma’ of mental illness.

Members of the House National Defence Committee, pictured on March 4 in the East Block. The committee heard from top military brass who told them that more reported cases of PTSD are a sign that the stigma around mental illness is weakening. Some questioned whether the military Universality of Service policy is only making the situation worse. The Hill Times photograph by Chris Plecash

By Chris Plecash

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 10, 2014 3:01 AM

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