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Donald Trump "Corrects" Veteran with PTSD on Veteran Suicide

Rachel Fredericks, a specialist in aviation operations who lost two friends to suicide, asked the Republican nominee, Donald Trump, how he would stop 20 veterans a day from committing suicide. This is the latest statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Trump, before giving his answer, “corrected” the vet by saying “actually it’s 22.” This… Read More »

Helping Veterans Heal Through Therapy | Freethink Stand Together

Veterans returning home with PTSD often face many of the same stigmas around getting help that civilians face and aren’t always able to access the care they need to recover. But Headstrong, a nonprofit founded by veterans to help other veterans believes that trauma is treatable. They provide veterans with free access to quality therapists… Read More »

Veterans and PTSD: Challenging the Misconceptions

There are many misconceptions about Veterans and PTSD. Understanding what we really know can help Veterans connect with the services they need to live a better life. Clinical Research Psychologist, Dr. Suzanne McGarity from the Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention describes what research shows about Veterans and PTSD. Learn more a the National Center… Read More »