Tag Archives: Soldiers

Veteran's widow blasts MoD after his death is first to be recorded as suicide

The widow of an Army war veteran who took his life has got bitter justice after a coroner ruled this week his death was caused by post-traumatic stress disorder.  Former Lance-Corporal Dave Jukes has been offically listed as a veteran suicide – just months after the Sunday People and ex-forces charities called for a nationwide… Read More »

Talking about PTSD | Mental Health | British Army

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, the National Army Museum played host to a special evening exploring mental health in the Military. A performance of the acclaimed one-man play, “Shell Shock” was followed by a panel discussion with some of the country’s leading experts on the subject. As the production continues its tour, with… Read More »

Dealing With It (Veteran Face to the Name: Geoff's PTSD 3/3)

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How He's Beating PTSD (Veteran Face to the Name: PTSD 2/3)

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Charity forced to build PTSD centre as MoD refuses to help mentally ill veterans – Daily News

Traumatised Royal Marines will finally have somewhere to turn – thanks to a generous public.  It’s hoped a £2.4million centre being built with funds raised by the Royal Marines Charity will help stem an “epidemic” of suicides from battle stress.  Serving and former commandos will have access to therapists, support workers and will receive advice… Read More »

Ukrainian Soldiers Psychological Rehabilitation and Reintegration

Many war veterans describe mental health issues, such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol abuse, as challenges to reintegration and as stigmatizing labels. Since 2015, the parliament has adopted over 30 laws on social protection for veterans. So, what are the concrete measures of the support system on Donbas veterans’ reintegration? To talk more… Read More »

Why Drone Operators, Non-Combat Soldiers, and Peace Corps Volunteers Get PTSD | Sebastian Junger

If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/contact-us/americas/ Sebastian Junger investigates PTSD in US troops and finds war may not be the root cause, but rather the painful transition from platoon communalism to the fractured individualism and social divides… Read More »

Defence Secretary's fury at reading about snub to PTSD soldiers in Sunday People – Daily News

Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt was furious after aides failed to pass on a vital plea for help over ­post-traumatic stress disorder.   Ms Mordaunt has ordered a probe after our exclusive story last week that a military ­charity’s letter asking for a register of all veterans’ suicides has been snubbed a SECOND time .  The… Read More »

Veteran Suicides, PTSD, and Election 08': DOES AMERICA CARE?

PLEASE SPREAD THIS MESSAGE Please Rate, comment, favorite, and SHARE. PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and government inaction should matter, to you! ADDRESS THIS ISSUE IN THE CNN*YOUTUBE DEBATES: http://www.youtube.com/debates THIS IS FOR THE SOLDIERS. ORG http://thisisforthesoldiers.org/ Iraq and Afganistan Veterans of America http://www.iava.org/ CBS Story on the Veteran Suicide Epidemic: Part 1 Part 2 NPR… Read More »