Tag Archives: Post traumatic stress

Military PTSD – Thriving not just surviving

Living with PTSD is difficult but you can recover and become more resilient. This Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling community webinar explores: • What it’s like to live with Military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? • How can PTSD affect veterans’ families? • When to seek care? • Why PTSD is treated? •… Read More »

About PTSD symptoms: “It sneaks up on you like a ghost in the night.” Veteran Edward J. Fair

Edward J. Fair, US Army, (1970 – 1972) “Smells and sounds, they bring things up.” Learn more about PTSD from Edward Fair and other Veterans who’ve been there: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/AboutFace Source: Youtube

War-Torn: The Story of “Dobie” Gillies (Vietnam War and PTSD Documentary)

War-Torn is a story of the life of Lynn Gillies. He joined the US Army at an early age and after serving for about 10 years, he became a helicopter pilot prior to being sent to Vietnam. During Vietnam, his heroic actions saved a group of US Marines, but he has lived with the traumatic… Read More »

“The Best Treatment for PTSD” Afghanistan Veteran

HMS Therapy is an effective treatment for all stress related conditions. BEST HELP AROUND “I am a Former Afghanistan & Northern Ireland Rifles Veteran Diagnosed with PTSD in 2012. I attended the New Leaf Programme HMS Therapy Treatment Course in 2013. Since then I no longer suffer from Symptoms of PTSD. I have achieved many… Read More »

Mindfulness for PTSD beginning

A zen mindfulness meditation approach to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A debilitating condition that effects 1 in 5 returning veterans. Also susceptible are those who’ve been sexually assaulted or abused. As well as anyone who has suffered a sudden loss or accident. Meditation is a key factor to help come to terms and acceptance… Read More »

What is “Normal” after having PTSD?

Hey guys! I made a quick video this morning addressing someone post in a PTSD support group on Facebook asking about what “Normal” is and if there is a “normal” after having PTSD. Thought it would be some great information to share 🙂 Hope you enjoy it and hope it helps! P.S. If you want… Read More »

PTSD Awareness

In the military, we are encouraged to be a battle buddy or wingman to help our brother or sister in arms with challenges that may come up in their military and personal lives. One particular issue to be aware of is post-traumatic stress, a mental health condition that can develop after a person experiences a… Read More »