Tag Archives: Documentary

Virtual Reality Used To Treat Mental Health Problems

Virtual Therapy: VR is taking off in the film and gaming industries, and now the medical profession are taking interest. New software is helping patients around the world to relieve mental health conditions like PTSD and Alzheimer’s. At Oxford University a new study has phobia sufferers immersed in claustrophobic or stressful situations. Professor Daniel Freedman… Read More »

PTSD & Cannabis Documentary – MILE MARKER (Full Movie)

Are veterans using pot to treat post traumatic stress disorder? It all starts with the first mile… “Mile Marker” focuses on a two-tour veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq, Korey Rowe, along with his former Rakkasan Brothers on their long road to recovery from PTSD. The Rakkasans were the invading force for both Middle Eastern Theater… Read More »

Jeffrey Wright is using art to help veterans heal from PTSD

Actor Jeffrey Wright and veteran April Harris join Salon’s D. Watkins to talk about the new documentary Wright produced for HBO, “We Are Not Done Yet.” The film, a passion project for Wright, shows how art and writing can help veterans and active-duty service members heal PTSD. In the film, Wright, along with poet Seema… Read More »

Without Limits: Australia EP 2/2 BBC 2018 [HD]

It has been an emotional journey so far – the team of Australian and British wounded veterans have bonded during their long days driving through the Kimberley region of north west Australia. They have pushed themselves physically and mentally on a two-day trek through a remote river gorge. Now, as they’re getting to know each… Read More »

Without Limits: Australia EP 1/2 BBC 2018 [HD]

This two-part observational documentary sees a team of injured British and Australian veterans embark on an extraordinary near 1000-mile expedition across Western Australia’s remote Kimberley region. The group is led by former Parachute Regiment officer Martin Hewitt. Martin was shot in Afghanistan in 2007, which resulted in paralysis of his right arm. In 2011 he… Read More »

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