Tag Archives: Veterans Affairs

New PTSD form makes it harder for veterans to get help, critics say

Veterans Affairs says the new shorter psychological questionnaire about post-traumatic stress disorder will be more efficient. One doctor says it could lead to more suicides. To read more: https://www.cbc.ca/1.5079910 »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC… Read More »

Veteran receives federal citation after service dog dispute

Brandon Rimmer left the Air Force with post-traumatic stress disorder after combat tours as a K-9 explosives expert. He got a dog for emotional support, but ran into a legislate maze when he took the animal with him to the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Source: Youtube

Holiday cheer? Not so easy for a veteran living with PTSD

http://news.wbfo.org/post/holiday-cheer-not-so-easy-veteran-living-ptsd During the Holidays, people are encouraged to be merry. But for many, the opposite occurs and depression or other mental health issues rise to the surface. This is especially so for may veterans struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. WBFO … Source: Youtube

VA care, music therapy help Chicago Veteran overcome PTSD

Air Force Veteran Chris Smith says VA health care helped him deal with the anxiety of losing his eyesight. The Chicago musician and singer found healing and rehabilitation with music therapy at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Smith was one of more than 120 Veterans to participate in the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival… Read More »

How adaptive climbing helps veterans fight PTSD

In 2017, the VA funded adaptive sports programs in every state. In Colorado, veterans address post-traumatic stress disorder through rock climbing. Learn more about this story at https://www.newsy.com/86167/ Find more videos like this at https://www.newsy.com Follow Newsy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newsyvideos Follow Newsy on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsy Source: Youtube

Veterans Use Marijuana For PTSD

** This video is intended for educational & entertainment purposes only. ** Veterans, first-responders, and civilians with PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder also known as OSI (operational stress injury) leads to suicide, depression, anxiety, drug abuse and anti-social behavior. There is growing evidence that the pharmacological therapies are not working and contribute to worsening… Read More »

CRISIS: Veterans, mental health & the wounds we cannot see | psychology recovery & military

Pre-order My New Book Today! ARE YOU OK? http://bit.ly/2s0mULy Veteran’s Day is tomorrow; I wanted to take some time to talk about mental health and the issues that plague them. We all know that PTSD is an issue for all our veteran’s but what about homelessness, addiction, and suicide. The most staggering statistic I found… Read More »

Military deployment is hard on family. Coming home can be even harder.

Richard Parker spent years away from his family while serving combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. The impact on his family didn’t end when he returned. Post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury have left Parker and his family in a constant battle to adjust to civilian life. Video by John Fitzhugh / The Sun… Read More »