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Suffering Soldiers: A Look at PTSD

Walk into American Legion Post 38 and you’ll find war relics. Preserved so people won’t lose sight of the sacrifices made on their behalf. But a new generation of soldiers are keeping their war memories bottled up inside them. Post traumatic stress disorder. “We see some of these younger vets that come in that have… Read More »

Afghanistan veteran talks about getting help for PTSD and depression

Lachlan Manning enlisted in the Australian Army in 2002. He was diagnosed with PTSD and depression in 2010, six months after returning from a tour of Afghanistan. He was medically discharged in 2012. In this video he discusses getting help and how it helped him get back on track. NQ Connect provides a free counselling… Read More »

A Matter of Duty

Maine Public Television is proud to tell the stories of Maine soldiers who were deployed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Gulf War and the Vietnam War and returned home to face a new, relentless enemy: post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD is a condition that is not well understood here in Maine and it… Read More »

Why Is Dad So Mad? (A Book About PTSD & Military Families)

The children’s issues picture book Why Is Dad So Mad? is a story for children in military families whose father battles with combat related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). After a decade fighting wars on two fronts, tens of thousands of service members are coming home having trouble adjusting to civilian life; this includes struggling… Read More »

PTSD: What is PTSD? This is My Story (Story Time)

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Veteran Suicide Reach Out

Veteran Suicide resulting from combat, PTSD, trauma, and loss of purpose, effects more than we will ever fully understand. John was Army Infantry during the Iraq and Afghanistan invasions. The world he returned to was completely changed, and he was lost. Typically on our channel we discuss RV Travel related subjects. One effect we did… Read More »

Trying to Find My Way Home (Music Video)

Did you know that veterans can get a free copy of Jason Moon’s CD “Trying to Find My Way Home”. Just send a note with a mailing address to info@warriorsongs.org Paul Schmidt was the films producer, director, cinematographer, editor. He commented, “The concept of the film was to take the song and present it in… Read More »

Military deployment is hard on family. Coming home can be even harder.

Richard Parker spent years away from his family while serving combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. The impact on his family didn’t end when he returned. Post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury have left Parker and his family in a constant battle to adjust to civilian life. Video by John Fitzhugh / The Sun… Read More »

Combat veteran with PTSD struggles to adjust to civilian life

After serving three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Richard Parker of Pascagoula struggles to adjust to civilian life. His family shares the impact of his PTSD and physical injuries as he works toward becoming as normal as he can. Video by John Fitzhugh / The Sun Herald Read more: https://www.sunherald.com/news/local/military/article207154284.html More from The Sun… Read More »

Wife ‘will do anything’ to help her husband, a veteran with PTSD

When Casey Kennedy of Biloxi, MS returned from Iraq with post traumatic stress and physical injuries, his wife began a battle to help save him. Amber stays at home to serve as his caregiver and vows to do whatever she can to keep him safe. Video by John Fitzhugh / The Sun Herald Read more:… Read More »

Susan Shann / Stand Down

Z Music House Concert 2 17 18. This song is dedicated to all military veterans who come home from active service, only to face another kind of battle dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the resulting depression, anger, anxiety, addiction or other issues that can come from that experience. Some get the help and… Read More »