On Veterans Day, watch how a Marine uses Jiu-Jitsu to battle the stigma of bipolar disorder and PTSD

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HAYABUSA-SELO-GRACIEMAGSHOPMarine Robert “Cozmo” Consulmagno has a mission to accomplish.

He wants to use his own example to help fight the stigma of bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), two mental afflictions very common among veterans.

Cozmo uses intense physical training, boxing and Jiu-Jitsu as his way of therapy.

He has been featured in a short film by the Recovery Diaries,an interactive website that features stories of mental health, empowerment and change, created by and for those whose journeys of recovery speak to audiences from all walks of life.

Click to watch this uplifting story.

GRACIEMAG takes the opportunity to thank all veterans for their service and sacrifices.

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