Tag Archives: veterans

Calls for investigation into military drug trials as part of Vet suicide Royal Commission | ABC News

The Morrison government is assuring the defence community there will be widespread consultation over the inquiry’s terms of reference. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Defence support services: The Defence all-hours Support Line is a confidential telephone and online service for ADF members and their families 1800 628 036 Open Arms provides 24-hour free and confidential counselling and support… Read More »

Understanding How Treatment of PTSD and a TBI Are Different

It’s not uncommon for soldiers who spend time in combat to return from military duty with some type of illness or medical condition. Many have suffered injuries while deployed. Both mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder are known as “signature wounds” of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Statistics show that four out of… Read More »

Louis Zamperini’s Son Explains How God Healed His Father’s PTSD

Luke Zamperini, son of World War II veteran and prisoner of war, Louis Zamperini, explains how God healed his father of PTSD when he became a Christian in 1949 after hearing the Rev. Billy Graham preach during a tent revival in Los Angeles, California. Source: Youtube

Help for Heroes | Lessons from the Battlefield | Signs of Poor Mental Health

Changes in behaviour are common among those suffering from issues such as anxiety, low mood or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. If you are worried about a loved one’s mental health, there are signs you can look out for. Watch our video to learn about the key behavioural changes and get in touch today if support… Read More »

War Torn – Chris Reid (Album Artwork Video)

War Torn by Chris Reid (Album Artwork Video) Written, Performed, Mixed, and Mastered by Chris Reid I wrote this song for all the veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after war. My heart truly goes out to them and I hope they can heal from all the pain. Lyrics: Wake up from… Read More »

‘It’s Indefensible’: VA Spent Millions In Taxpayer Dollars To Perform Experiments On Cats, PTSD

#Veterans #Cats #PTSD #Experiments #WestLA #LosAngeles The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has spent millions in taxpayer dollars to perform laboratory tests on cats at three facilities nationwide — including a secretive lab at the West Los Angeles VA. The White Coat Waste Project, an advocacy group aimed at stopping taxpayer-funded experiments on animals, sued… Read More »

Trailer – Life After Service – A Life on the Line Special

From World War II to modern-day conflicts and everything in-between, ‘Life On The Line’ has been bringing you the stories from veterans far and wide that have done their part for their friends, family and nation. Covering their reasons to join, who they are behind the uniform and focus on their time in service. Life… Read More »

Introduction to the VetChange app for PTSD and problem drinking

VetChange is a free mobile application for Veterans and Service members who have posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and are interested in learning to manage problem drinking. It was created by a team at the National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs. This app provides users with education about healthy drinking guidelines, a self-assessment… Read More »

NDE: Understanding Veterans' Near-Death Experiences

Veterans who have had Near-Death Experiences (NDEs) may experience a Gap in Care. Healthcare providers have little training to recognize NDEs and frequently confuse it with PTS or mental illness. Therefore, Veteran NDErs may be ignored, misdiagnosed, over-medicated and given costly, ineffective treatment. Veterans, their family members, counselors, and researchers share their insights into these… Read More »

How Horses Helped Traumatised Veteran Harry Marshall To Rebuild His Life | RIDE

Scottish soldier Harry Marshall lost his marriage and plumbing business after suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following a tour in Bosnia. For almost 20 years, Marshall lived with survivor’s guilt, suffering flashbacks and suicidal feelings. He finally found a way to rebuild his life through contact with horses. Learn about his incredible, emotional story… Read More »

Ron's Journey | The Long Walk Home

📽️ Watch Ron Zaleski discuss his barefoot walk across the country to raise awareness for the U.S. veterans who commit suicide every day. Produced by Art of Living Retreat Center in collaboration with Project Welcome Home Troops (2018) Visit our Website: https://www.thelongwalkhome.org/ Source: Youtube

PTSD

PTSD~ Tio Sam with “The Triad of Transformation: Overcoming Mental Health Challenges” Tio is a speaker, veteran, and highly acclaimed inspirational speaker. HIs story provides hope and guidance to his audience. As a US Army Veteran he is especially equipped in the understanding of veterans and other who struggle with PTSD. Connect with Tio Sam:… Read More »