Tag Archives: suicide

Stomp Out the Stigma April 16, 2018

My speech at YU’s Active Minds event: Stomp Out the Stigma 2018, describing my family’s journey after my mom’s suicide as well as my experience with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). A call to action on mental health awareness and the destigmatization of mental illness. Source: Youtube

[Throwback June 2017] This is what PTSD looks like.

This was hard. But hopefully it can help someone. Right now, there are one million Australians that live with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. You almost certainly know someone who does. It’s so insidious, and so shameful, and so invisible, that it hides in plain sight. But when scary stuff is talked about, it becomes less scary.… Read More »

Cannabis VS PTSD: Every Night Is A Nightmare. Can Marijuana Help?

After seven years of service in the Marines, Sean Major continues to support his fellow veterans through cannabis activism. The 26 -year-old former Marine sergeant believes high-CBD medical cannabis is safer and more effective for veterans’ recuperation than pharmaceutical options, and he wants to raise awareness and foster change. While finishing his military career in… Read More »

Cannabis VS PTSD: Every Night Is A Nightmare. Can Marijuana Help?

After seven years of service in the Marines, Sean Major continues to support his fellow veterans through cannabis activism. The 26 -year-old former Marine sergeant believes high-CBD medical cannabis is safer and more effective for veterans’ recuperation than pharmaceutical options, and he wants to raise awareness and foster change. While finishing his military career in… Read More »

Canadian soldier brothers die battling PTSD

Canadian soldier brothers Ron and Ryan Anderson both battled PTSD leading up to their deaths. Ron committed suicide in 2014, his younger brother Ryan died in October, with a mix of carfentanil, cocaine, and slew of prescription drugs in his system. Both endured extreme violence and danger serving in Afghanistan. But it wasn’t until they… Read More »

Grieving mother diagnosed with PTSD following son’s suicide

Grieving mother diagnosed with PTSD following son’s suicide Subcribe for more video:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUeWbJZUdVocPrpb9fwCmDw A devastated mother has told how her only son’s sudden suicide at the age of 21 left her with post-traumatic stress disorder and forced to take early retirement.  Pippa Travis’ son Henry took his own life in 2016 at the age of 21 –… Read More »

Can Marijuana Treat PTSD? Unprescribed Trailer No. 2

For many, the nightmare doesn’t end after returning from combat. Unprescribed examines the over-medication of combat veterans and the fight for alternative treatments. This upcoming documentary explores the use of medical marijuana for treating PTSD and as a means for combating veteran suicides. Source: Youtube

PTSD: It all starts here

After 10+ years of research, helping others who suffer, and suffering from PTSD, I have decided that it’s time for me to start helping the world understand what it really is and what will help. I will include reviews, interviews, education, inspiration, and support for those that suffer. And hopefully it will provide an open… Read More »

The Physical Side of PTSD: Part 1

One of the important pieces of Post Traumatic Stress, and something that most people never talk about, is the physical aspect of PTSD. It’s something that is extremely important, and something that has a huge impact on treatment as well as coping and day to day function, but it is nearly unheard of in the… Read More »

ACRONYM: The Cross-Generational Battle With PTSD

22/75 Twenty two U.S. veterans takes their lives EVERY DAY. Seventy five veterans attempt suicide EVERY DAY. One, is too many! From the beginning of war, those thrust onto the field of battle have gone through their own levels of mental trauma. ACRONYM takes an in-depth and personal look at those who are experiencing, suffering… Read More »