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Episode 4 Inside Veterans Affairs: Understanding PTSD

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Paul Kemp, Founder Veteran Sisters

Helping Women Veterans Survive The Nightmare Of PTSD And Military Sexual Trauma t is estimated 1 out of every 5 female veterans have experienced Military Sexual Trauma and 9 out of every 10 suffers from PTSD. Female veterans are 2 1/2 times more likely than non-veterans to commit suicide. There are an estimated 3,600 female… Read More »

Questions and answers about PTSD

Dr. Ladi Kukoyi, chief of staff at the Birmingham VA, answers some questions to help people better understand what PTSD is, what it’s like and how it can be treated. Story: http://via.whnt.com/F1BUX If you have questions about treatment for PTSD, the VA has a page at www.ptsd.va.gov. Source: Youtube

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