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Interview with Ronald – a Homeless Vietnam Veteran with PTSD

I interviewed Ronald Frankford in front of the New Orleans Mission shelter on April 7, 2010. Ronald was wounded in Vietnam in 1969 and won several medals for his service. He has since suffered from Posttramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and had been homeless for the past 12 years. He shared some of his story with… Read More »

Fray

Just back from combat, Justin, a young U.S. Marine veteran – burdened by the physical and emotional scars of war – faces a new battle to find purpose in the mundane existence of civilian life during a time of national economic strife. Justin’s time is split between part-time studies at the local community college and… Read More »

Homeless Veteran PTSD Song – ‘I’m Not Home’ (Official Lyric Video)

Hi Everyone… Thanks for watching the official lyric video for ‘I’m Not Home’, a song about a Veteran who made it back from the war, but ends up on the streets as a result of the debilitating effects of PTSD. I was inspired to write this song after reading about the enormous challenges Veterans face… Read More »

The Amber Norgaard Band – Hell Town

Amber Norgaard’s band performance of “Hell Town,” a song Amber wrote to raise awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and homelessness among veterans. The performance features Will Clipman on drums, Jay Trapp on bass, Doug Floyd on electric guitar, and Amber on keyboard/vocals.Recorded at the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance’s Summer Concert Series at… Read More »

Take Care of Your Mental Health

Do you know of someone who has bipolar, schizophrenia, depression Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or another type of psych condition? If so allow us an opportunity to show you ways you can help yourself or the individual who has one or more of these conditions. Source: Youtube

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Barbara Rothbaum, PhD, an expert in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), describes its symptoms and the various treatments currently available. PTSD commonly affects war Veterans, but may also affect those who’ve experienced other traumatic events such as accidents, natural or man-made disasters, and abuse. Rothbaum, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and… Read More »