PTSD

Focusing on PTSD in women veterans

Focusing on PTSD in women veterans

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.

Horses help veterans cope with trauma

Horses help veterans cope with trauma

It is possible to ride the Appaloosas that Ric Jerez uses in his equine assisted therapy, but that’s not how it works. Rather, they help people in distress get better by just being themselves.

Wounds of War Made Right by non-profit Warfighter Made

Wounds of War Made Right by non-profit Warfighter Made

Gabe Martinez did what only one percent of today’s Americans do: actively served his country in uniform. His service resulted in the loss of both of his legs after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan. Despite three out of four veterans having some sort of service-connected disability, today’s veteran is resilient. Injury – whether emotional […]

How VA denies your PTSD Claim

How VA denies your PTSD Claim

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 […]

Vet Completes 1,000 Mile March Against PTSD and Veteran Suicide

Vet Completes 1,000 Mile March Against PTSD and Veteran Suicide

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Mark Otto will march from Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza to the 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan Friday as the final leg of his 1,000 mile ruck march to raise funds and awareness for the battle against Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and veteran suicide.

VA: 28 Medications in One Day or Medical Marijuana?

VA: 28 Medications in One Day or Medical Marijuana?

Video Intro Prescription drugs and medical marijuana continue to be at the center of an ongoing debate between those who are tasked with determining the best treatments for combat veterans who suffer from wartime ailments and those who have found temporary relief and even cures for Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) in medical marijuana. In the movie […]

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