Tag Archives: vets

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 »

Spiritual Health and Military Suicide Prevention

Every day 21 veterans are overcome by mental, psychological, and emotional stress and die by suicide. That number is far too high. We must take action to protect the brave men and women who protect our country through their service. Recent studies demonstrate that disciplined religious practice helps veterans build resilience against depression and suicidal… Read More »

Cannabis & PTSD – Why Its Such A Great Treatment Option

Today we’ll be discussing the impacts and effectiveness of weed to treat PTSD and why it’s an outstanding medication to do so. I Have a GROWER GEAR & HEAD SHOP: https://www.amazon.com/shop/influencer-945853a8 Our sponsor today, TNB Naturals: http://www.tnbnaturals.com Have a question? Need to get in touch 1-on-1? See my Club page for more info: https://www.patreon.com/Lexsworld Leafly… Read More »

Dr Blair on CBD for PTSD

We teach them how to fight & Kill but we don’t teach them how to come home!!! When we think of #PTSD our minds automatically go to Veterens, but post-traumatic stress disorder (or PTSD) is a mental condition that results in a series of emotional and physical reactions in individuals who have either witnessed or… Read More »