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Suicide Petition PTSD

August 15, 2013

Show your support for veterans coping with PTSD and  depression. Share3267 Tweet160 +156 Pin It103 On January 3, 2013, President Obama signed into law  the Mental Health ACCESS Act of 2012, expanding and standardizing DOD and VA  suicide prevention programs. Despite legislation to address the suicide  epidemic, veterans remain twice...

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Vets in Prison-PTSD

August 14, 2013

One of the side issues related to PTSD is the number of sufferers who eventually wind up in prison.  I recently read this… “When soldiers come back from war, part of the war comes back with them. For many veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, the return home is not a...

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It’s Ironic- PTSD Insight

July 4, 2013

Its ironic to me that we celebrate our independence on the 4th of July with fireworks and noises. Those who have returned from fighting for our Country but are now suffering with PTSD it could easily be one of the triggers that set off many unpleasant thoughts.  ”Bombs bursting in air” the...

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PTSD Awareness Month

July 1, 2013

Well it has come and gone, did you miss it?  PTSD Awareness Month occurred in June and I’m thinking many never even paid attention to it.  That is because for most it doesn’t affect their lives.  This, is that sad part of it, and a lot of it stems from...

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National Conference on Mental Health

June 3, 2013

This is a Conference which is convening this week.  This National Conference on Mental Health  is primarily one that reaches out to the Community to discuss and put a spotlight on the work that is being done to help eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health.  Of course this effort contains...

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New Post From Military Serviceman

June 1, 2013

I have been in court twice because I disagreed with the powers that be. In California women with PTSD are treated same as any.  They are not the same and only made sicker by the authorities.  Proud to say in my county that don’t  happen.  It is not against the...

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Significant Traumatic Incident -PTSD

April 20, 2013

I have often been asked what it is like to have PTSD.  Of course after all these years it is hard to completely describe it but recently the incident at the Boston Marathon Race might give you a clue. There are thing that happen in life that you will always...

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War Statistics- PTSD

April 8, 2013

Here are some of the latest statistics from the military More than6,000 US Troops have been killed since 2001 More than 4,400 US Troops died in Iraq More than 1,600 US Troops died in Afghanistan More than 45,000 US Troops have been wounded since 2001 More of our Service Members are...

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PTSD Study

March 16, 2013

We will be working with a research psychologist who is interested in doing a 25 person study with both PTSD victims and/ or their loved ones.  This could be a PTSD family member, wife, or partner.  The study will be supervised by a licensed psychologist and the subjects will only...

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Women and PTSD

March 7, 2013

It has been statistically proven that women suffer twice as much as men from PTSD. I don’t quite know why this is true but it is a statistic that I learned by taking a PTSD test recently. Since I’m not a female I can’t really speak to this and I...

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