Tag Archives: veterans

PTSD TV: Episode #1 “3 Ways to Stay Positive When You Have PTSD” Part 2

Episode 1 Part 2 Link to Episode 1 Part 1: PTSD is a place where you can get help on your healing journey from two people who have been in your shoes. We talk open and honestly about PTSD and all it entails. How it affected us as individuals and our relationship and how we… Read More »

A Look at PTSD on Veteran’s Day

In light of Veteran’s Day, we also want to remember the mental toll that serving in the military can have including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) which affects roughly 13 million people in the US at any given time. Watch for facts about PTSD and visit www.rethinkstigma.org to learn more. Source: Youtube

Veterans Suffering From PTSD Find Ease Swimming Among Whale Sharks | Sunday TODAY

At the Georgia Aquarium, veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder are discovering a new way to combat their doubts and fears: swimming among whale sharks and stingrays. NBC’s Kerry Sanders has this week’s Sunday Closer. » Subscribe to TODAY: » Watch the latest from TODAY: About: TODAY brings you the latest headlines and expert tips… 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 »

US ‘Support for Veterans’ is All Talk

The media’s focus on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the Thousand Oaks shooting seems almost like tacit permission to label the shooter a “bad egg” and move on. RT America’s Rick Sanchez explains how the disturbing mistreatment of US veterans goes beyond any acronym. Find RT America in your area: Or watch us online: Like… Read More »

YSF – Veterans & Alzheimer’s

As of 2015, nearly 500,000 veterans were reported to be living with Alzheimer’s disease – a number that continues to increase as this population ages. Research has shown that risk factors like Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – commonly found in military veterans – can significantly increase the likelihood of… Read More »

TED TALKS | War and Peace | Sebastian Junger on PTSD | PBS

In this excerpt from TED Talks: War and Peace, journalist Sebastian Junger, after spending years reporting from war zones, talks about how treatment for soldiers returning home with PTSD is not just a reflection on their own mental health but on our society as a whole. The question is not, “can we save the vets,”… Read More »

PTSD Cure V.S. PTSD Recovery

Here is the link to my FREE (just shipping) book on PTSD anxiety relief tools: Here is the link to our Positivity only support group on Facebook: Hope y’all have a great day, Kayleen P.S. If you want to learn what I did to overcome my 15+ years of (c)PTSD, I’m doing free live webinars… Read More »

EchoVerse Comics PTSD 22 Push-up Challenge

EchoVerse Comics is putting on the Vets PTSD Push-up Challenge to bring awareness to the 22 daily suicides that take place amongst our vets due to PTSD. Go to our link below in order to sign-up for our challenge and to make a charitable donation. Thanks. Source: Youtube

Funeral for PTSD-suffering veteran who took his own life | ITV News

A former soldier who took his own life following a long struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD) has been honoured at his funeral. Lance Corporal Dave Jukes lived with the disorder and acute depression having served for 25 years on tours in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. Following his death three weeks ago, his widow… Read More »