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PTSD is one of the most common conditions affecting veterans, with up to 20% of service members involved with the Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom operations being affected each year.
Once you have greater insight into what it's like to deal with PTSD, you can respond more appropriately to your loved one. Learn how
While Christmas is normally a time of merriment and joy, for those with PTSD, the holiday season can be one of the hardest. However, an Oklahoma City organization is trying to help.
For many veterans, returning home after war is a challenging ordeal. Numerous men and women who have served our country suffer from post-traumatic stress (PTS) and struggle to get reintroduced into society, some even commit suicide.
Over the next week, expect to hear a lot of booms, pops and crackles as Coloradans celebrate America’s independence.
In 2011, a now 76-year old disabled veteran named Lee Carroll Brooker was arrested for growing three dozen marijuana plants in his home.
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Veterans and elected officials gathered Saturday morning at the first Veterans Legislative Forum to discuss the main issues veterans face today…
Program Analyst, Social Media Administrator, Veterans Benefits Administration Casondra Williams' "invisible monster" - PTSD
There is now an online “Coach” — developed by VA’s National Center for PTSD — which Veterans can access from their personal computers to help them manage PTSD symptoms.
PTSD: Exposure versus Cognitive Therapy: VA is preparing to launch a study that will examine the two leading forms of treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: Prolonged Exposure Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.
PTSD is a form of Post Traumatic Heart Disorder and many people suffer the same symptoms when they have been rejected, abandoned or hurt in a love relationship.
If you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, visit Military Pathways to take a free, anonymous, online self-assessment for common mental health conditions such as depression, posttraumatic stress disorder or generalized anxiety disorder.
- ”This is what brought me to my actual final mission. Not suicide, but a mercy killing,”...Daniel Somers
Posted by U.S. Public Health Service Capt. Janet Hawkins, Deployment Health Clinical Center. Capt. Janet Hawkins is a violence prevention subject matter expert at the Deployment Health Clinical Center.
As part of developing this registry, we asked for public comments on the proposed questionnaire by August 20, 2013. We received more than 300 comments.
National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that people of all ages can protect their health by getting recommended vaccinations.
Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Young Invincible announced the Healthy Young America video contest in an effort to inform young people about health insurance coverage and new options under the Affordable Care Act.
The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,700 sites of care, serving 8.3 million Veterans each year.
Hundreds of millions of people remain under post-hypnotic suggestion: “Fear the terrorists! Obey the government! Believe the nonsense!”
An unfortunate industry trend on the rise is the number of veterans involved in the criminal justice system – approximately 10 percent of people who are incarcerated at any one time are estimated to be veterans. With many of them suffering from PTSD, mental illnesses or substance abuse problems, several national initiatives and treatment programs have surfaced to help prevent unnecessary incarceration when possible.
The mission of the VA is to serve Veterans with the highest-quality health care available anywhere in the world. Here is an introduction to benefits and links to find out more and how to apply.
President Barack Obama on Monday urged his cabinet to create ways to make the government more efficient, saying American taxpayers deserve the best bang for their buck…
PTSD is a condition that arises from exposure to life-threatening circumstances and it was first diagnoses among some of the survivors of wartime combat.