New government research showed that female military veterans commit suicide at nearly six times the rate of other women.
Here in the Cleveland area, we are fortunate to have a VA Medical Center ready to treat veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other mental and substance abuse disorders.
At least one Quad-City military veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, added a new coping mechanism to his arsenal this fall.
Esteban Santiago Terrorist or Crazy Guy?
Nearly one out three veterans who seek treatment for a substance use disorder also has PTSD
When the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, Staff Sgt. Tyson Manker was among the Marines on the front lines.
Many older war-era veterans and surviving spouses over the age of 65 across America are missing out on a major element in securing their retirements: the Aid and Attendance benefit for long-term care.
Much has been said about the physical and psychological injuries of war, like traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder.
When his convoy was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Iraq in 2007, Army Sgt. Jeff Lynch was seriously wounded.
After coming home from war, thousands of veterans find themselves lost when trying to adjust to civilian life. There are places and resources available to help veterans cope.
Nearly five months after an 11Alive investigation exposed problems with a federal organ transplant program, veterans across the country continue to complain about the distance they’re forced to travel for live-saving operations.
Opponents of the maligned Brownsboro VA proposal now have another option for healthcare.
With every strum of the guitar, the pain of war fades for veterans participating in a program run through a local not-for-profit organization.
Alfred Dymock worries that when he dies he will leave behind lasting medical debt for his wife and family.
Retired Army Lt. Col. John Bechtol understands how important it is for veterans on college campuses to have access to mental health services.
Five months after his 32nd birthday, Aaron Causey stepped on a bomb.
Nothing puts a smile on Roosevelt Smith’s face quite like dancing. It helps him forget, for a while, the post-traumatic stress disorder he’s had since the Gulf War.
America’s military veterans are amazing people. Not only do they deliberately put themselves in harm’s way to defend us overseas, but also go out of their way to be positive role models for us here at home.
American veterans experience higher prevalence of pain and more severe pain than nonveterans, with young and middle-aged veterans suffering the most, according to a new analysis of the National Health Interview Survey
It is no coincidence the organizer of nonprofit Hero Pups, Laura, has the last name Barker.
Active military members, veterans and those around them have mental health care and substance abuse treatment options around the state.
American veterans needing health care are about to get help from an unusual source: artificial intelligence.
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Officials from a La Crosse-based company have said they landed four U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs contracts worth up to $3 billion to provide medical disability examinations.
Irwin Stovroff has received hundreds of thank-you cards since starting a nonprofit that pairs service dogs with veterans in need, but there’s one letter in particular that stands out to him.
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition that’s both underestimated and misunderstood, especially when it comes to the Veterans Association. PTSD is actually a common condition. The Mayo Clinic estimates that more than 3 million Americans are diagnosed with PTSD every year — and that doesn’t take into account those individuals who never receive […]
Millions of U.S. military servicemen and women have returned to civilian life after serving in the armed forces, and while serving in the military is challenging, many returning veterans find reintegrating even more difficult.
Veterans help veterans cope with PTSD through decorated Marine’s New York-based nonprofit Headstrong Project
Two years after serving two tours in Iraq, Army veteran Dustin Shryock started feeling something was wrong — and he didn’t know how to make it right.
Lee Chiropractic and Athletic Training in Geneseo will be closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day, but not for the reasons you might think.
A new treatment center here caters strictly to military personnel and emergency responders, from combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder to firefighters who lean too heavily on alcohol when their shifts end.