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My Brother Took His Own Life: A Soldier Fighting PTSD

17% of former frontline soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering from probable PTSD. Through personal videos, voice notes, interviews and letters, this film reveals Kevin Williams’ private battle mental health. You can watch the full documentary PTSD: The War In My Head on the BBC Three iPlayer page here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p077ysvd If you or someone… Read More »

Reclaiming My Body After Rape: Living With PTSD

Fashion plays an unexpected role in this courageous tale of healing your mind and reclaiming your body. Organisations offering help and support for issues raised in BBC Three’s Body Language films: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2mkHnVyJ3BkFCrGW47wGC6s/information-and-support-body-language Featuring: Saijal Reahal Director & Photographer Sindha Agha Producer Paulette Caletti Executive Producer Juliette Larthe Illustrator Avalon Nuovo Animator Louise Miller — Click… Read More »

Story: Mark-Ameen Johnson (Ep171)

In episode 171 of The OCD Stories podcast I interview Mark-Ameen Johnson. Mark has kindly agreed to share his OCD story, and his advocacy work. In this episode I chat with Mark about his OCD story, CBT, scrupulosity, his advocacy in sexual orientation OCD, OCD is OCD, words of hope, and much much more. Hope it… Read More »

PTSD and Self Harm:My story

This is what I have had to go through with PTSD and the mental disorders that come with that .Physiology Today defines PTSD as an anxiety disorder that may develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which severe physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent… Read More »

Discussing My Paranoia, Unedited

Discussing some of the struggles I face when it comes to paranoia and hyperarousal from PTSD. EDIT: I have recently developed more severe symptoms, and have been diagnosed with OCD. I was unaware of what these symptoms were at the time, but have since learned my “paranoia” is intrusive thoughts I have become obsessive over.… Read More »

Post traumatic stress in the Balkans

Sun, Apr 14: A decade of war in the Balkans has left an excess of guns in private hands and many people with post traumatic stress. And as Sean Mallen reports those factors may have played a role in a deadly mass shooting in Serbia earlier this week. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca… Read More »

Why Are You So Scared?: A Child’s Book about Parents with PTSD (Explicit, Not For Your Kid, Dummy)

Kids who have a parent with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can often feel confused, scared, or helpless. Why Are You So Scared? explains PTSD and its symptoms in nonthreatening, kid-friendly language, and is full of questions and exercises that kids and parents can work through together. The workbook-style layout encourages kids to express their thoughts… Read More »

Police PTSD | Front line officers under immense pressure | Sunday Night

Detective Sergeant Ashley Bryant joined the police force to proudly serve and protect the public. It was a job – and a career – he loved and lived for. He was a good cop with a wife and young family. But like one in five police officers, the things he saw – and the things… Read More »

Jason’s Story – Art & PTSD/TBI

In recent years there has been increased interest in the relationship between art and healing in the medical world. More than three hundred professional organizations are researching, documenting, and systematizing how engagement with the creative processes impacts the development of disease and the likelihood of recovery. The mission of the Foundation is to use its… Read More »