Tag Archives: Documentary

Reinforcements | Trailer

“Reinforcements” follows the journey of two U.S. veterans as they seek answers about their past, their future, and how service dogs can provide hope in dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Go to www.earlytimes.com to watch the entire film. Source: Youtube

War-Torn: The Story of “Dobie” Gillies (Vietnam War and PTSD Documentary)

War-Torn is a story of the life of Lynn Gillies. He joined the US Army at an early age and after serving for about 10 years, he became a helicopter pilot prior to being sent to Vietnam. During Vietnam, his heroic actions saved a group of US Marines, but he has lived with the traumatic… Read More »

How MDMA is being used to treat PTSD | The Economist

MDMA, the active ingredient in the party drug ecstasy, is being touted as a game-changing treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. It is being trialled in America—and for one army veteran the drug has been a life-saver. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For… Read More »

Piecing Together The Memories Of Domestic Abuse And Rape #MentalHealthAwareness

#MentalHealthAwareness #SurvivorStory Part 1; Hi, welcome to the Essence Of Thought YouTube channel! *Transcript & Content Warning* Please help support us and our work! Feel free to follow us on FB, Twitter & Instgram! Please follow Atheist Alliance International on Facebook! Source: Youtube

The Service Dogs Helping Veterans With PTSD

SUBSCRIBE to Barcroft Animals: A CHARITY is giving Post Traumatic Stress Disorder sufferers a new lease of life by pairing them up with service dogs. 1Pet1Vet, based in Kankakee, Illinois is a non-profit organization that specialises in pairing and training companion and emotional support service dogs with military veterans, to cope with the effects of… Read More »

How Rescue Dogs Are Helping Veterans With PTSD | National Geographic

Rescue dogs are literally saving the lives of veterans struggling with PTSD. According to a study by the Department of Veterans Affairs, an estimated 22 veterans commit suicide every day. Understanding what soldiers can suffer when they come home, whether it’s post-traumatic stress disorder, injury, or other trauma, the nonprofit organization K9s for Warriors pairs… Read More »

Dog Helps Veteran Cope With PTSD, Diabetes | National Geographic

Richard Steinberg is a Vietnam veteran who suffers from PTSD and diabetes. When he has nightmares, his service dog, Kira, comforts him. Kira can sense shifts in Steinberg’s blood sugar and mood, helping him to monitor his health. ➡ Subscribe: About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.… Read More »

After the Avalanche: Life as an Adventure Photographer With PTSD (Part 2) | Nat Geo Live

After surviving an avalanche in 2011, photographer Cory Richard’s world began to fall apart. Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, he found that the only escape from the struggles of daily life was the adrenaline rush of a good adventure. ➡ Subscribe: ➡ Watch all Nat Geo Live clips here: ➡ Get More Nat Geo Live:… Read More »

hero: A True Story of PTSD in the Fire Service

I am Emma Reardon a 15-year-old sophomore at Brockton High School. I made this documentary to spread awareness of PTSD and let anyone struggling know that’s it is ok to talk about it and there are people out there who want to help you. I owe a special thanks to Rich Mackinnon, Scott Albanese, Paul… Read More »

Prisoner of Her Past – Children of Survivors of PTSD

How common is it for children of trauma survivors to develop secondary symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? A discussion with special guests Dr. Marc Oster and human rights advocate Dr. Mario Venegas. “Prisoner of Her Past,” Kartemquin Films, and Howard Reich at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, November 2010. Source: Youtube

Living Yesterday: A Look at PTSD

(Warning: Triggering Content) FOR AN UPDATE (12/9/2012) SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM. Filmed and edited by me for my Abnormal Psychology class, Living Yesterday explores life with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). This documentary is meant to provide general information about the disorder through a personal story: my personal story. With footage from the University of South… Read More »