Tag Archives: afghanistan

Alan's story: Living with PTSD

#StoriesThatMakeUs “I might be sat at a desk typing and then, as far as I’m concerned, I’m in the Middle East now and I’m in the desert, and it’s hot and sandy and it smells and it’s gritty. That’s how my PTSD started to manifest itself, and when you’re an armed police officer, you can’t… Read More »

Breaking the Silence – Episode 5

August 2019 update from Funker: If you would like to ask me any questions, or join our veteran community on Twitch, I stream live Mon-Fri at https://twitch.tv/Funker. You’ll find that most people in chat are veterans, and it’s a chill place to hang out for a few hours each day if you feel like connecting… Read More »

Manker v Spencer | Class Action Lawsuit Iraq & Afghanistan Veteran PTSD Discharge Upgrade

On March 2, 2018, Tyson Manker and the National Veterans Council for Legal Redress (NVCLR) filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of less-than-Honorably discharged Navy and Marine Corps veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related conditions from the Iraq and Afghanistan era. More: https://law.yale.edu/studying-law-yale/clinical-and-experiential-learning/our-clinics/veterans-legal-services-clinic/manker-v-spencer Original Vice News Video: https://youtu.be/qqfxYl6K9X8?t=492 Source: Youtube

Veterans Explore Benefits of Using Medical Marijuana for PTSD

PTSD is not on the list of approved illnesses that are able to obtain a medical marijuana prescription under state law. A panel of eight medical professionals was set up to determine whether the drug can effectively treat PTSD. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for daily videos: http://bit.ly/1ERsYqw **More info & videos below** For full episodes,… Read More »

The Afghanistan War, Living with PTSD and CBD Medication | With Ste Delaney | R'Kid Podcast

In this episode of the R’Kid Podcast we sit down with Ohm of Vaping owner Ste Delaney to discuss his time serving in the British Army in Afghanistan, the danger of IED’s and living with PTSD post-war. Ste also owns a CBD store (Ohm of Vaping) after finding the medicational benefits of CBD to treat… Read More »

National PTSD Syndrome

more info: http://starkravingviking.blogspot.com/2010/07/national-ptsd-syndrome.html Are US and UK citizens so overwhelmed with PTSD to see, and do, something about their government’s abuse of them? It seems since September 11 in the US and 7/7 in the UK, citizens have written the government a blank check to clamp down on average citizens who aren’t a threat. Britain… Read More »

Why Drone Operators, Non-Combat Soldiers, and Peace Corps Volunteers Get PTSD | Sebastian Junger

If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/contact-us/americas/ Sebastian Junger investigates PTSD in US troops and finds war may not be the root cause, but rather the painful transition from platoon communalism to the fractured individualism and social divides… Read More »

Living with PTSD | UNILAD – Original Documentary

It is estimated that up to 3 in 100 people may develop PTSD at some stage in life. If you’re a sufferer of PTSD it can have a huge impact on your day to day life. In this UNILAD original documentary, we talk to British war veterans and sufferers of this debilitating illness about their… Read More »

My Brother Took His Own Life: A Soldier Fighting PTSD

17% of former frontline soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering from probable PTSD. Through personal videos, voice notes, interviews and letters, this film reveals Kevin Williams’ private battle mental health. You can watch the full documentary PTSD: The War In My Head on the BBC Three iPlayer page here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p077ysvd If you or someone… Read More »