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The Sir Bobby Charlton Centre for Support and Rehabilitation Jordan

The Sir Bobby Charlton Centre for Support and Rehabilitation opened in Amman, Jordan on 22 August 2017. It is the first of many Sir Bobby Charlton Centres planned to open around the world. The Amman centre will support the enormous numbers of refugees in Jordan from conflicts in Syria, Iraq, and even Yemen. It will… Read More »

WTF Iraq – War photographer Ashley Gilbertson – Part 5/6

Part 5/6 – “Photographing the Dying and the Changing Rules.” Ashley Gilbertson photographs the war in Iraq for the New York Times. He talks about the invasion of Iraq, the battle for Falluja, the Marines he worked with, post-traumatic stress disorder, Iraqi civilians, and the future of photojournalism. His work is available in Whiskey Tango… Read More »

AMERICAN TRUCK DRIVER NEEDS HELP! WARNING: IF YOU HAVE PTSD DO NOT WATCH!

Emy Cadby has Passed….We need help paying off her Medical Debt. YOUR Support would be Greatly Appreciated. https://www.gofundme.com/f/ByronCadby Thanks and God Bless Sponsored by the Byron Cadby Medical Fund. www.GoFundMe.com/ByronCadby ================================= WARNING: IF YOU HAVE PTSD DO NOT WATCH! GO HERE INSTEAD: http://goo.gl/6lEbT5 Convoy Drivers: Just a small $9.99 donation from a 3000 people who… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress: Benjamin Buckland 2014

Ben served in Iraq. His time in etched itself permanently into his consciousness. Like so many Veterans, Ben is still at war… though now, the fray rages largely in his mind and his dreams. Post traumatic stress is not a “syndrome”. It is an injury… When physical and/or mental trauma exceeds one’s tolerance, a wound… Read More »

WTF Iraq – War photographer Ashley Gilbertson – Part 3/6

Part 3/6 – “The Battle for Falluja.” Ashley Gilbertson photographs the war in Iraq for the New York Times. He talks about the invasion of Iraq, the battle for Falluja, the Marines he worked with, post-traumatic stress disorder, Iraqi civilians, and the future of photojournalism. His work is available in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: A Photographer’s… Read More »

A new look on PTSD

I was working on a project dealing with PTSD and genetics for my comparative genomics class and came across an awesome song by Tom Smith titled ‘Talking Post Trauma Blues.’ Being an Iraq veteran, I added my own video and pictures to accompany the song. It’s nothing fancy, but the song really says a lot… 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

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 »