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How to find healing from war injuries, trauma and PTSD

Veteran Richard Casper of Creativets talks about being attacked in Iraq. Casper discusses his war injuries and how to heal from PTSD. Creativets uses the arts as a therapy to help veterans adjust to life after war. Watch full episode here: https://lifestyle.org/shows/creative-vets/ Source: Youtube

At The End Of The Day (The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Song)

Once diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder, I quit school and started hanging out at the VA with therapists, neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists and in anger and stress groups. We decided collectively to form a super band and to take over the world by making catchy and undeniably beautiful songs about an assortment of things. We… Read More »

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month

Think you understand Post Traumatic Stress Disorder aka PTSD? I have some concepts about PTSD that you might not have taken into consideration before, in dealing with PTSD and the military. June is PTSD Awareness Month and with everything going on in the world, I want to take some time to acknowledge how PTSD is… Read More »

Iraq's lost children: Victims of post-traumatic stress

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN In Iraq, thousands of civilians are fleeing the battle of Mosul against the Islamic State group jihadists. Many of the displaced have reached IDP camps in the north of the country. But although the war is now behind… Read More »

EP. 02 – Understanding our PTSD: Conflict Journalist

#PTSD #Journalist Post-traumatic stress disorder is the topic of conversation. Dylan and Christian share how PTSD has impacted their lives while reporting in conflict zones and discuss ways to help or understand it. 🎧 LISTEN TO FS PODCAST 🎵 Apple Podcast – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fs-podcast/id1499747877?i=1000466127669 Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ThBWYWSR7PF2ElWylYJQG Simplecast – https://fspodcast.simplecast.com/episodes/understanding-our-ptsd-conflict-journalist About FS Podcast The Freelance Society… Read More »

PTSD forced hero squaddie to 'hide' from planes

On the battlefield, Sergeant Michael Rowley was a heroic and fearless leader.  After joining the Army aged 16, he served his country for 25 years – risking his life day after day for months on end in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan.  And despite the deaths of friends who had fought alongside him, the dad… Read More »

A war veteran's story of survivor's guilt — and redemption

Over two decades of fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, much research has explored the psychological toll suffered by the men and women who serve. A phenomenon that is perhaps less well understood is survivor’s guilt. Adam Linehan was an Army medic in both wars and is now a journalist who recently wrote about the agony… Read More »