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7,000 troops died in the Post-9/11 wars. A staggering 30,000 died by suicide
“This trend is deeply alarming."
Retired Air Force general caught with child porn blames it on PTSD
Plea? Guilty. Sentence: Probation and a $2,500 fine.
Joe Biden trotted out the trope of the damaged veteran during a recent campaign speech
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing criticism after he recounted a story about a military veteran who committed a violent crime after his wartime service
A new bill would cover the cost of service dogs for veterans with PTSD
Lawmakers and veterans advocacy groups are ready for change after waiting nearly a decade for the Department of Veterans Affairs to change its policy on not reimbursing service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
PTSD nearly killed him. Now this former Marine is using it to help other veterans
Bobby Grey's a former Marine, 2003 to 2007 — a mission that has given him great pride and great anguish. Twelve years later — anguish or not — he still loves the Corps to the core. Semper Fi — always faithful. But he acknowledges, though, that that's where the scars originated.
The US Postal Service’s new ‘Healing PTSD’ stamp will raise money for veterans
The United States Postal Service has just issued a "Healing PTSD" semipostal stamp that will raise money to be distributed to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for the National Center for PTSD
Mental health care isn’t one-and-done — like any journey, you have to commit
While more veterans are seeking mental health care, they aren't getting the long-term treatment they need
PTSD tied to higher risk of an early stroke, according to a massive new study of post-9/11 veterans
"This trend is very concerning given the devastating impact stroke has on young patients and their families"
The Minneapolis VA is testing a medical app to combat PTSD nightmares
The brainchild of a Macalester College graduate to help his father overcome combat-related nightmares has turned into a promising — but still experimental — medical app that is being tested by the Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Rep. Seth Moulton reveals his past struggle with PTSD to combat stigma around mental health care
Seth Moulton, a former combat Marine who's running for the Democratic presidential nomination, revealed he sought treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder as he proposed expanded mental health care for veterans and others
This is what PTSD does to your voice, according to new research
Voice analysis software can help detect post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans based on their speech, a study suggests
Texas Marine veteran gets 70 years in prison for 2017 ambush on deputies
Allen Thomas, a United States Marine Corps veteran who suffers from PTSD, pleaded guilty to four charges of aggravated assault of a public servant in the April 1, 2017, shooting in southwest Parker County, Texas
After Thousand Oaks Mass Shooting, Experts Warn Against Linking PTSD With Violence
Mental health experts and veterans are cautioning the public about making assumptions about linking post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental...
This Army vet died of an overdose in his jail cell. He deserved better than his guards’ laughter
[shortcode-Op-Ed-disclosure] “I understand how difficult the transition can be, but we are still responsible for our own choices regardless of...
Scientists Say Energy Drinks Make It Harder To Treat PTSD
Energy drinks like Rip-It and Wild Tiger may be essential fuel for hard-charging U.S. service members, but they're only exacerbating...
The Best Movie About PTSD Isn’t About War
Tom note: Here is an article by the author of one of my favorite books on PTSD, titled The Evil...
Back To The Psych Ward: A Journalist And His Wife Deal With His Severe PTSD
As usual, my wife Mary spotted the warning signs, knew what they meant and knew what needed to be done....
The VA Mishandled Nearly Half Of PTSD Claims Linked To Sexual Assault
A new report by the Veterans Affairs Inspector General found that almost half of the sexual assault post-traumatic stress disorder claims denied...
PTSD: It’s Not Just for Veterans Anymore
In the last few years, I’ve begun to realize that as a veteran, that I have trauma and how I...
‘Matterhorn’ Author Karl Marlantes: Stop Treating Vets With PTSD Like Victims
The people who fight wars ultimately don’t determine how their wars are remembered. The author Karl Marlantes understands this better...
This Hospital Just Received Its Largest Single Donation Ever To Help Veterans With PTSD
Rush University Medical Center will receive up to $45 million — its largest single donation ever — from the Wounded...
Army Veteran Blames PTSD For Shooting Man To Death In Broad Daylight
Trial began Monday for a U.S. Army veteran accused of shooting another man to death during an afternoon confrontation at...
More Active Troops Are Using Private Mental Health Care Over The DoD’s. Here’s Why
Dissatisfied with the quality of care and worried about reprisals from their command, service members are extensively seeking mental health...
Most Vets Don’t Know What Mental Health Services VA Offers. So Here You Go
Roughly half of all post-9/11 veterans who may need mental health care do not seek it through the Department of...
For Most Vets, PTSD Isn’t The Problem, ‘Transition Stress’ Is. Here’s What That Means
While post-traumatic stress disorder has become a much-discussed affliction, a seemingly more prevalent problem is going largely overlooked: transition stress....