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WTF Iraq – War photographer Ashley Gilbertson – Part 1/6

Part 1/6 – “From Refugee Photographer to War Photographer.” 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:… Read More »

'Political consequences' made Seth Moulton 'scared' to talk about PTSD

Marine Veteran and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton brought mental health and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in U.S. veterans to the forefront of his campaign.The Massachusetts representative described his time serving and his experience with PTSD after returning home after four tours in Iraq – specifically after seeing children wounded in the war-torn country.’I… Read More »

'Political consequences' made Seth Moulton 'scared' to talk about PTSD

Marine Veteran and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton brought mental health and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in U.S. veterans to the forefront of his campaign.The Massachusetts representative described his time serving and his experience with PTSD after returning home after four tours in Iraq – specifically after seeing children wounded in the war-torn country.’I… Read More »

Rep. Seth Moulton talks about PTSD, mental health, Iraq

Rep. Seth Moulton talks about PTSD, mental health, Iraq Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton on Sunday opened up about his experience with post traumatic stress disorder in an emotional interview about his service in Iraq, while also highlighting his policy proposals to help millions of veterans and Americans with mental health. Jun 02 2019 15:12… Read More »

After war and terror, Iraq plagued by drug crisis

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Life may be gradually getting back to normal in Iraq, but drug use is spiralling. In a society still recovering from years of conflict and terrorist attacks, the issue has become a public health crisis, especially among young… Read More »

Veteran Was Hiking Appalachian Trail To Overcome PTSD When Fatally Stabbed

A man fatally stabbed on the Appalachian Trail early Saturday was hiking to overcome post-traumatic stress disorder after serving Army deployments in Iraq, his family told CNN. Ronald Sanchez, 43, of Oklahoma was among a group of four people camping along the trail in Virginia when, authorities say, 30-year-old James Jordan began harassing them and… Read More »

Veteran Was Hiking Appalachian Trial To Overcome PTSD When Fatally Stabbed

A man fatally stabbed on the Appalachian Trail early Saturday was hiking to overcome post-traumatic stress disorder after serving Army deployments in Iraq, his family told CNN.  Ronald Sanchez, 43, of Oklahoma was among a group of four people camping along the trail in Virginia when, authorities say, 30-year-old James Jordan began harassing them and… 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 »

These Hero Pups Are Helping Veterans and Prisoners Heal

Hero Pups provides support dogs for military veterans and first responders. Now, prison inmates are helping train them – with great results. Subscribe: https://freeth.ink/instant-subscribe-heropups In this video, Freethink reporter Michael O’Shea meets a veteran of the Iraq War who was struggling with PTSD. He was fortunate to receive a service dog from Hero Pups, and… Read More »