In a vain attempt to streamline global new world order governance, it is sometimes very tempting for “macro” world leaders to simply implement domestic and global policies which completely steam roll over the rights of their individual citizens, for purposes of ease of control and rule, rather than taking the time out to deal with, […]
Sylvan Olivieri, who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine, is among dozens of veterans who have sought therapy on the golf course.
“Already this year, using the Choice Program, veterans have received 42 percent more approvals to see the doctor of their choosing.
A federal report has found that 62 percent of military personnel discharged for misconduct from 2011 through 2015 had been diagnosed with mental illnesses that could have caused their behaviors.
Scott Schweitzer’s business started out with a hypothesis about how to bring together fellow military veterans that has quickly been proven correct.
It started in San Diego two years ago with about 70 veterans stripping down to their short shorts and hiking 10 miles…
Local doctors and nurses at the Syracuse VA Medical Center are being honored for their efforts to put an end to Veteran suicide.
Two civilian initiatives are coming to Colorado to help veterans and their families deal with traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress and other problems, the University of Colorado said Friday.
The mission of the nonprofit 22Kill is hitting close to home. “There are 22 veterans that kill themselves every day. We are here to stop that,” board member Cory Ryan said.
Everyday behaviors to improve health could be a key part of reducing suicide among veterans. New research suggests that health-promoting behaviors are important for reducing suicidal ideation among veterans with high levels of PTSD symptoms.
There’s sort of a designated driver in Jason Stavely’s circle of Iraq buddies, but he doesn’t take away people’s car keys. He takes the guns.
Michigan is starting a major revamp of how nursing care is provided to veterans, with plans to ultimately transition from two homes in the western and far-northern regions to seven new, smaller ones spread across the state.
With the recent Syrian tomahawk missile attack by the Trump Administration after what appeared to have been dubious evidence of Syrian culpability, President Donald Trump lost a great deal of his loyal supporters and followers. This is because tens of millions of Americans (as well as hundreds of millions of people overseas) felt that he […]
As higher rates of American veterans continue to die by suicide compared to their civilian counterparts
Though veterans often hope to put war behind them, aspects of their time spent overseas stay with them for decades, whether they be in their mind’s eye or physical reminders.
Though opioid deaths are surging, most of the addiction services provided by Veterans Affairs Connecticut are more than an hour’s drive from Danbury.
The number of uninsured veterans in the U.S. declined by nearly 40% from 2013 to 2015, but that number could drop even more if more states opt to expand Medicaid, according to a new report.
The uninsured rate among veterans under age 65 dropped to 5.9% in 2015, down from 9.6% two years earlier, according to the report. The number of vets lacking coverage fell to 552,000, down from 980,000.
Almost half a million veterans gained health care coverage during the first two years of the Affordable Care Act, a report finds.
Quinnipiac University occupational therapy students who served in the armed forces took part in a veterans equine learning program this month at the JC Eventing barn.
Mark Oberle proudly demonstrates successes so far in the revival and remodel of the formerly shuttered Lane County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Forest Work Camp.
An East Texas safe haven for women is working to expand their services to female veterans.
A key House of Representatives subcommittee will probe Wednesday whether thousands of Vietnam War sailors who say they were exposed to Agent Orange can qualify for federal benefits — as the list of congressional supporters continues to grow significantly.
Funded by the Royal British Legion, the research shows that for those veterans who took part in the study, excessive alcohol consumption was the norm during their service career and that they did not recognise it as an issue or accept that their alcohol consumption was excessive
When coal country keeps foundering, what will the loud-mouthed president say then? What lies… A relatively old man. I will die in the foreseeable future; this will will have no effect on me. On the future? Sweet Jesus… Republicans lie, Appalachian Democrats enable and nobody does anything meaningful or positive Lawrence O’ Donnell had Bill […]
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A first-of-its-kind program aimed at connecting veterans with mental health treatment and other resources in New Hampshire is raising lots of questions — just what those involved hoped for in launching it 18 months ago.
For many years the impact of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on veterans has been the topic of discussion among health and activists circles, but usually with the emphasis on male veterans.
While drug and alcohol problems are associated with a higher risk of suicide among veterans, the increased danger is particularly high with opioid abuse, a U.S. study suggests
In the struggle to overhaul Obamacare, House Republicans appear to have made a costly overcorrection. Due to a technical change in the current draft of the bill, millions of veterans may be ineligible to receive tax credits.