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PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is commonly thought of with regard to veterans, but PTSD can affect anyone. It can happen for many different reasons too. Learn more from Nick Finnegan Counseling Center therapist Derek Prins, LPC. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 713-402-5046. www.FinneganCounseling.org Source: Youtube

US Veterans: Not Forgotten. Combatting depression… with no drugs.

Watch more films about America: https://rtd.rt.com/tags/usa/ The USA’s military conflicts have produced millions of veterans. Many have a tough time reintegrating into society: vets account for around 10% of America’s homeless population. Physical disabilities are common, while many more suffer from mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. Addiction to drugs and… Read More »

PTSD: The signs, symptoms and how it's closer than you think

June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder affects veterans disproportionately and California has some 1.8 million veterans. It also disproportionately affects minority women and their children. Dr. Shaili Jain, is a psychiatrist and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder specialist with Stanford University School of Medicine. She talks to KPIX 5’s Emily Turner about… Read More »

Small Scale Farming for Vets with PTSD & TBI

Ray Meylor us an unusual veteran with TBI and PTSD. When his afflictions prevented him from doing his job, he set about finding a job that would suit his needs. Like many PTSD vets, he craved privacy and being his own boss. So he created a 10 acre, profitable, sustainable farm. He uses solar for… Read More »

Explaining PTSD In Under 2 Minutes (funny)

I have been racking my brain for weeks trying to find a way to get people to understand what it feels like to live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. And thanks to the inspiration of my sister Wendy, I finally came up with a great way to explain it and leave a lasting impression on… Read More »

Our lonely society makes it hard to come home from war | Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger has seen war up close, and he knows the impact that battlefield trauma has on soldiers. But he suggests there’s another major cause of pain for veterans when they come home: the experience of leaving the tribal closeness of the military and returning to an alienating and bitterly divided modern society. “Sometimes, we… Read More »