Tag Archives: Veterans Affairs

Beekeeping helping veterans with PTSD

BALLWIN, Mo. — Honeybees may be helping veterans cope with PTSD. A St. Louis nonprofit said beekeeping could be beneficial. Army Captain Jeremy Idleman is the founder of the organization called Bee Found. It all started when he shared his troubles with his uncle when he came back from serving overseas. “When I got back… Read More »

Mental Health Provider Podcast: Responding to and Treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The Mental Health Professionals Network, on behalf of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, has produced a series of podcasts to help practitioners better support the mental health needs of Australian veterans. Download this podcast to improve your understanding of the impact of military culture on veterans and increase your knowledge of evidence-based treatments. Go to… Read More »

Episode 4 Inside Veterans Affairs: Understanding PTSD

Thank you to everyone joining me on Disabled Vet’s perspective If you would like to help me grow, I would be grateful. Donations can be made using the link below, and again, thank you very much Alex!! y’all stay in the fight. Please make sure to subscribe and hit the like button https://paypal.me/DVp213?locale.x=en_US My Email:… Read More »

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