Tag Archives: Soldiers

Screen war veterans for PTSD to end 'tragedy' of suicides, retired major demands

A former officer who saw his troops dragged through hell in Afghanistan today demands Government action on PTSD after the suicide of yet another hero.  Retired Major Richard Streatfeild wants all war veterans to be screened for post-traumatic stress disorder in a bid to save hundreds left feeling suicidal.  He spoke after Jamie Davis, 30… Read More »

Meet Amber, the wonder dog who can sense PTSD in military heroes

Meet the newest fighter against post-traumatic stress­ in the forces – Amber the dog.  The eight-year-old terrier cross can sense sadness and distress in people and is now a PTSD awareness dog.  Her owner reckons she has helped save hundreds of lives by comforting people, including his own.  Navy veteran Steve Murphy said: “About eight… Read More »

Army Officer Recovers After Suffering PTSD

ID: 3322902 A haunted war veteran has described how his life was ruined by PTSD – which he says he got from the guilt of working with the families of soldiers who had been injured and killed. Neil Harrison, 49, spent 25 years in the Royal Artillery and saw service in the Gulf, Bosnia, Cyprus… Read More »

Soldier’s Service Dog Blissfully Reunites With The Inmate Who Trained Him

See more video: Soldier’s Service Dog Blissfully Reunites With The Inmate Who Trained Him Being in the military takes a lot of strength, bravery and true grit. Some soldiers are away from their loved ones for months and sometimes even years at a time; When they finally return home, some suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder… Read More »

Breaking the Silence – Episode 5

August 2019 update from Funker: If you would like to ask me any questions, or join our veteran community on Twitch, I stream live Mon-Fri at https://twitch.tv/Funker. You’ll find that most people in chat are veterans, and it’s a chill place to hang out for a few hours each day if you feel like connecting… Read More »

Prof. Jon Bisson – Combat Veterans and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Active military service is well recognised as a risk factor for the development of psychiatric disorders. Since its introduction as a psychiatric diagnosis in 1980, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has evoked considerable debate; its existence has been questioned and its prevalence contested. Source: Youtube

A new look on PTSD

I was working on a project dealing with PTSD and genetics for my comparative genomics class and came across an awesome song by Tom Smith titled ‘Talking Post Trauma Blues.’ Being an Iraq veteran, I added my own video and pictures to accompany the song. It’s nothing fancy, but the song really says a lot… Read More »

Drones & Riding for PTSD

Heading to the coast this weekend and hitting up a awesome ride that will help raise $$ for a farm that helps soldiers with PTSD. What a awesome cause!! Gonna take my equipment with me and record some footage and hopefully get some shots with a new drone. Stay tuned!!! Thank you for watching and… Read More »

ptsd challenge

cheers for the nomination bruther, John McCowliff Day 3 of the 22 press ups for 22 days challange for our combat veterans suffering with PTSD. My next nomination is mark, BARKING BADGER, a friend, a brother. who has took the mick outa my pressups, wey lets see yours for 22 days, 😉 22 push-ups a… Read More »

Orion One by Author E.D. Erker

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1733048707/ Jane’s life was anything but normal, beginning with her birth, when she was cut from her dead mother’s womb by a village elder, as her father assisted, at the tail end of a CIA mission in Russia during the early 1960s. On return to the States, the President ordered Jane’s father, John “Howser” Howard,… Read More »

National PTSD Syndrome

more info: http://starkravingviking.blogspot.com/2010/07/national-ptsd-syndrome.html Are US and UK citizens so overwhelmed with PTSD to see, and do, something about their government’s abuse of them? It seems since September 11 in the US and 7/7 in the UK, citizens have written the government a blank check to clamp down on average citizens who aren’t a threat. Britain… Read More »