Tag Archives: mental illness

Harnessing Virtual Reality to Improve Behavioral and Physical Health Care

Virtual reality legend Dr. Walter Greenleaf believes VR technology will transform health care. An internationally recognized research neuroscientist and medical product developer working at Stanford University, he addresses the use of VR to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, traumatic brain injury, addictions, autism, cognitive decline and other difficult problems in behavioral and physical medicine.… Read More »

VETERANS! PTSD may subtly manifest over years. Then dominate your life when you least expect it!

Fifty years have passed since my deployment as a combat Marine to Vietnam. However, only several years since I acknowledged my inability to continue suppressing the demons alone. Like many veterans, the “Demons” have haunted me through nightmares, altered personas, and hidden fears. Even as many veterans manage the demons’ onslaught successfully, millions survive in… Read More »

Generational Silence: Don’t Keep Your Mouth Shut About Abuse | HealthyPlace

Generational silence about child abuse in your family isn’t something you have to keep quiet about. Don’t let anyone tell you to stop talking about it. Get more info at https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/traumaptsdblog/2018/12/generational-silence-contributes-to-complex-ptsd, ‘Generational Silence Contributes to Complex PTSD’ ▷ Subscribe to the HealthyPlace YouTube Channel at http://bit.ly/2I4o7bH ▷ Visit http://HealthyPlace.com for Trusted Mental Health Information Generational… Read More »

You’re not alone. Even Batman and Wonder Woman are fighting for their mental health.

Mental illness, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are the latest topics explored through the perspective of superheroes in DC Comics’ latest miniseries “Heroes in Crisis.” At the core of the narrative lies the Sanctuary, a secretive space where superheroes, including Wonder Woman, Flash, Batman and Superman, seek mental health treatment after enduring violence as… Read More »

Veterans and PTSD

Each has bravely fought for their country… but the trauma of war continues to haunt these veterans. We explore post-traumatic stress, through the harrowing stories of returned servicemen from two generations. A World War Two fighter pilot, a homeless veteran, a husband, and a political advocate all reveal their experiences against the somber setting of… Read More »

2 Biggest Reasons People Resist Spirituality – Gateway Counseling Center

Gateway Counseling Center’s John Hawkins Jr. M.S., L.M.H.C., C.A.P. responds to questions about mental and emotional health. John Hawkins helps individuals suffering from a variety of addictions by providing effective health counseling methods and treatment options. In today’s video, John discusses two reasons people have a resistance to spirituality, and spiritual PTSD. #letstalkmentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #Counseling… Read More »

Trauma, PTSD, and Music Therapy

I had a HUGE trauma trigger last night and was in a really bad space mentally. I couldn’t eat, I was struggling to breathe, and couldn’t stop crying. I ended up turning on some music as a distraction which eventually slowed down the flashbacks. Music is a great form of therapy so I thought I… Read More »