Tag Archives: veterans

#SE3E16 Military Diversion

Military Diversion, established in January 2016, is a pretrial program for current or former members of any branch of the United States Military charged with misdemeanor crimes.  Regarding eligibility, the court must find that these defendants may be suffering from sexual trauma, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, or mental illness as a… Read More »

PTSD in Women and the Role of Fear Conditioning

http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2012/11/13155/gender-differences-ptsd-risk-may-be-due-heightened-fear-conditioning-women Gender differences in PTSD risk may be due to a heightened rear response in Women, according to a UCSF study in the Oct. 26, 2012 edition of the Journal of Psychiatric Research. In a study of individuals with PTSD symptoms, researchers found that the women were more likely than the men to develop a… Read More »

Progress: This Video Game Stars A Vietnam War Veteran With Severe PTSD

So many video games glamorize the violence of war, but few acknowledge the trauma that soldiers face long after they leave the battlefield—until now. Check out this powerful new game that depicts the daily plight of a Vietnam vet who suffers from PTSD. Subscribe to ClickHole http://bit.ly/1qugIEe Like ClickHole on Facebook https://www.fb.com/clickhole Follow ClickHole on… Read More »

Healing PTSD Stamp Ceremony in Charlotte, NC

Chuck Denny talks about GArland Denny’s decade long mission to create the healing PTSD Stamp that will raise funds for the Veterans Administration to Help Heal PTSD. Garland Denny’s vision was to unify America by working together to help our Veterans. Garland passed away before the stamp became a reality. Visit www.USPS.com/shop and look for… Read More »

Positive Change Tour – PTSD – Cannabinoids Therapy

#Ok, here is a link for our fundraiser! Please share the word and give what you can!!! 😉 Tomorrow morning starting at 5 am PST, and 8 am EST #GivingTuesday begins. Please help us raise funds for our Postive Change Tour. Facebook will match up to 7 million dollars of donations given on this day!… Read More »

PTSD | Spoken Word by Lucky Garcia

WARNING: This video contains disturbing content and may be upsetting to some people. Lucky Garcia felt like she never fit in. The war veteran-turned-poet has endured many difficulties in life, but today her writing has become more than a passion – it’s therapy. Writing about war – and her life during and after – helps… Read More »

OnLine Benefits Information Series: Service Connection for PTSD and Mental Health disorders

In April 2019, DAV Arlington-Fairfax Chapter #10 started our On-Line Benefits Information Series. This installment discusses the requirements for service connection for PTSD and the 5 different regulations based on stressors or stressful incidents in service. Source: Youtube

PTSD Brought This Veteran Closer To The Plight Of Animals

After 27 months in Afghanistan, Army veteran Tom returned home to Minnesota with PTSD, acute feelings of empathy towards animals, and an enhanced sense of patriotic duty to speak up for others. He found peace and purpose by going vegan. All across the United States, people are transforming their lives with a plant-based diet. They… Read More »

Day Crosser Book Trailer (2019)

“Day Crosser” will highlight a poor migrant farming family from Mexico looking to escape the ruthless violence of the drug cartels. With a baby on the way, the couple hopes to start a new life in America – free from the fear and retribution by local crime lords. A parallel storyline will focus on a… Read More »

A PAWSitive Support Project for Veterans with PTSD and Who Problematically Use Substances

Learning how psychiatric service dogs can help veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recover from problematic alcohol and drug use is the focus of a new Health Canada, Substance Use and Addiction Program, funded project led by the University of Saskatchewan. The project started in September, 2019 and will extend for 3.5 years. The… Read More »