Tag Archives: United States

Could a drug prevent depression? | Rebecca Brachman | TEDxNewYork

Vaccines are known for preventing viral diseases. But what if they could prevent mental illnesses? Neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman explores the potential of a drug that could stop depression and PTSD before they happen. Rebecca Brachman is a neuroscientist and writer. After completing her PhD at Columbia University, she now works on the first drug that… Read More »

Vancouver man to cycle through U.S. with his dog to raise awareness for PTSD

Vancouver cyclist Brian Nadon is planning to bike across the U.S. to raise awareness for PTSD survivors, and he’ll be bringing his best friend along for the ride. Subscribe to CTV News to watch more videos: https://www.youtube.com/ctvnews Connect with CTV News: For the latest news visit: http://www.ctvnews.ca/ For a full video offering visit the CTV… Read More »

Drowning in Empathy: The Cost of Vicarious Trauma | Amy Cunningham | TEDxSanAntonio

Caregivers and emergency responders are empathetic individuals who risk suffering from Compassion Fatigue, a form of PTSD that is treatable using the steps described in Amy’s presentation. Amy Cunningham has spent twelve years working with non-profits and mental health organizations, focused on assisting adolescents in overcoming trauma and redefining their lives. In 2011, she developed… Read More »

Fox News | U.S. Citizen And Veteran Mistakenly Detained For Possible Deportation, ACLU Says

Thanks for watching! DETROIT (AP) — A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned that he was a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday. Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, 27, lives… Source: Youtube

Despite #MeToo, rape cases still confound police

(27 Dec 2018) FOR CLEAN VERSION SEE STORY NUMBER: apus109525 VOICE-OVER SCRIPT: IN THE WAKE OF THE #METOO MOVEMENT THE NUMBER OF RAPES BEING REPORTED TO POLICE HAS JUMPED SIGNIFICANTLY, PUTTING A STRAIN ON POLICE DEPARTMENTS AROUND THE COUNTRY. AND IT COMES AMID A TROUBLING YEARS LONG TREND IN WHICH POLICE ARE RESOLVING A HISTORICALLY… Read More »

The Final Call: Why Firefighters Commit Suicide | Fault Lines

Suicide rates are on the increase among firefighters in the United States. They are three times more likely to die by suicide than in line of duty, according to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), an organisation chartered by Congress to honour and provide support to the families of firefighters killed on the job. They… Read More »

The Art and Science of Suffering | Julia DiGangi | TEDxDePaulUniversity

Through her work with torture survivors, combat veterans, bereaved parents and orphans, Julia DiGangi has become intimately acquainted with the many faces of suffering—and it was through this work that she sought to understand both the scientific underpinnings and the spiritual consequences of stress and trauma. She shares what she has learned about various forms… Read More »

VA’s Study of Service Dogs for PTSD Criticized

The Department of Veterans Affairs is in the midst of a $12 million study to gauge the efficacy and costs of using service dogs to help those who suffer from post-traumatic stress. Some critics think the agency wants the study to fail. (April 21) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Get updates and more Breaking… Read More »

How to Manage Compassion Fatigue in Caregiving | Patricia Smith | TEDxSanJuanIsland

Caregivers are often so busy caring for others that they tend to neglect their own emotional, physical, and spiritual health. Studies confirm that caregivers play host to a high level of compassion fatigue. In this insightful talk, Patricia Smith suggests the path to wellness begins with awareness, and recommends simple self-care measures such as regular… Read More »

The paradox of trauma-informed care | Vicky Kelly | TEDxWilmington

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Vicky Kelly has over 35 years of experience as a psychotherapist, administrator, consultant and trainer. She is a nationally known trainer in the areas of trauma and attachment. Her career has included positions in a variety of human service,… Read More »

Post Traumatic Employee Stress Disorder – YouTube

The Fed doesn’t work for you… J. W. Mason is an assistant professor of economics at John Jay College, City University of New York and a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. ****Greenspan’s colleague at the Fed in the 1990s, Janet Yellen took the same view. In a 1996 Federal Open Market Committee meeting, she said… Read More »

Eye Movement May Be Able To Heal Our Traumas | Tricia Walsh | TEDxUCDavisSF

NOTE FROM TED: We’ve flagged this talk, which was filmed at a TEDx event, because it appears to fall outside TEDx’s curatorial guidelines. This talk only represents the views and experiences of the speaker as a patient and practitioner of EMDR. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are… Read More »

Latest US man held in solitary for 2 years without trial

A New Mexico man, who expects to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for the rest of his life, was awarded $22 million last week after he was tossed in solitary confinement for two years and never given a trial, but he remembers very little of the ordeal, Raw Story reported. In August of… Read More »