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CNN's Tech For Good: Virtual Reality therapy helps veteran to heal from PTSD

A decade on from three tours in Iraq and four in Afghanistan, retired US Marine Chris Merkle has experienced first-hand the crippling effects of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. CNN’s Kristie Lu Stout learns how Merkle turned to Bravemind, a virtual reality exposure therapy program which recreates the sights, sounds, and smells of war in… Read More »

SIGNS – Scott Steele – PTSD Awareness

Signs, a powerful song about the struggles of our veterans and those fighting PTSD. A song meant to shed some light on the homeless veterans and those that truly need our help and support. 1 in 4 homeless men are veterans who have fought and served this country. Many battle with PTSD on a daily… Read More »

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 »