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Service Dogs in Boots

Missouri Patriot Paws provides Missouri military veterans, and first responders suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with a trained service dog, most of these dogs of which will be rescued from local shelters. Watch the service dogs in training try out boots for the first time. Source: Youtube

Drugs, alcohol and trauma: why people use substances to cope with PTSD?

Substances and trauma are old friends. However, it often is a toxic relationship. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that occurs after a trauma. One of the core symptoms of PTSD is avoidance. The last thing anyone wants to do have to trauma is to experience it again. As a result, people… Read More »

VR Is Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD by Putting Them Back at the Scenes of Their Trauma | NBCLX

It may seem counterintuitive that using virtual reality to put veterans into scenes that replicate their trauma can help them overcome PTSD. But that’s exactly what’s happening with VR technology at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. NBC Los Angeles’ Lolita Lopez went to USC to see how it works firsthand. Subscribe:… Read More »

PTSD….Don't suffer in silence.

I wanted to make this video to raise awareness of PTSD….Don’t suffer in silence. Something close to my own heart in this video, I talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how it affect lives within the Military and First Responder community. The more we get this message out the more people we will save… Read More »

Healing Hoof Steps (Equine Therapy for PTSD)

I’ve been talking about producing a docu-series about vets with PTSD for a long time. And It’s finally taking shape. ⠀ This journey has already brought me in contact with some of the most authentic people I have ever met. From Special Forces Operators to equine-assisted therapy counselors, and many more in between. These documentaries… Read More »

Taking the Hill – Trailer | Pastor Paul Ries, Pete Cicatelli, Tom Kamagtaris, Pete Silva

An intensely honest and hope-filled documentary for those who have experienced combat firsthand and for those who honor them. Forty years after fighting in the jungles of Vietnam, Pastor Raul Ries experienced flashbacks for the first time. His struggle motivated him to find three of his closest comrades, men who had fought along side him… Read More »

Taking the Hill: A Warriors Journey Home | Full Movie | Pastor Paul Ries | Pete Cicatelli

An intensely honest and hope-filled documentary for those who have experienced combat firsthand and for those who honor them. Forty years after fighting in the jungles of Vietnam, Pastor Raul Ries experienced flashbacks for the first time. His struggle motivated him to find three of his closest comrades, men who had fought along side him… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress & Medical Marijuana – Medical Marijuana Awareness Webinar, November 24th 2020

This week, host Marc Matoza of Marijuana Med Today welcomes co-hosts Kim Hawkes, Director of Physician Management for Surterra Wellness, and Joshua Littrell, Founder and Managing Director of the Veterans for Cannabis Foundation. The topic was Post-Traumatic Stress & Medical Marijuana, and attendees participated in a live Q&A session following the presentation. Materials from the… Read More »

Firefighters and Cancer | Extractor Washing Machine | Kansas City Kansas Fire Department | PTSD

Showing how the extractor machine works at the New Fire Station 12 for the Kansas City Kansas Fire Department. In January of 2020 I decided to start a YouTube channel. My mission is to help bring awareness to firefighter issues like PTSD and occupational cancer through the game of golf. My hope with this channel… Read More »