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Blu Room: Exciting New Treatment for PTSD

Active duty and retired military veterans are welcome to try to the Blu Room at three locations in the Olympia, Washington area and one near St. Louis, Missouri at reduced prices.

Can Ecstasy heal PTSD?

Ecstasy. Molly. The Love Drug. Cure for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? U.S. Government preventing treatment? Watch the Movie "MDMA: Stories of Treatment"

Veterans help veterans cope with PTSD through decorated Marine’s New York-based...

Two years after serving two tours in Iraq, Army veteran Dustin Shryock started feeling something was wrong — and he didn’t know how to make it right.

A combat veteran with PTSD wasn’t allowed to fly with her...

Lisa McCombs, a decorated Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, claims she’d never had any trouble flying with her service dog, a Labrador retriever named Jake.

Texas PTSD treatment center treats first responders, veterans

A new treatment center here caters strictly to military personnel and emergency responders, from combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder to firefighters who lean too heavily on alcohol when their shifts end.

PTSD Likely to Remain a Casualty of War for Veterans, Active...

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious public health challenge. It is estimated that about eight million people in the U.S. (2.5 percent of the total population) suffer from it.

Therapeutic horsemanship program helps veterans ride out PTSD symptoms

A dog and now a horse have made a huge difference for Ben Hernandez in his battle with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Wounded Veterans, PTSD And The Healing Powers Of Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is a sport of the mind. Even when fishing with friends or fishing in a big crowd on, say, the Beaverkill River, what takes place on the water is mostly between the ears—the concentration, the strategizing and, on good days, even a bit of daydreaming.

Trump appears to suggest veterans with PTSD are not ‘strong’

Donald Trump on Monday seemed to imply that military veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder are not strong because they “can’t handle” the “horror stories” they’ve seen in combat.

Obama seeks to reassure tearful widow about treating PTSD

With tears in her eyes, holding her microphone with a shaky hand, Amanda Souza told President Barack Obama about her husband who committed suicide after not treating PTSD caused by his deployment.

U.S. Veterans With PTSD Find ‘Common Bond’ and Healing in Israel

Female U.S. war vets are finding help for their post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) far from home.

Loebsack pens suicide prevention bill for veterans

U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack introduced a bill Wednesday in the House of Representatives aimed at ensuring veterans have access to inpatient mental health care at Veterans Affairs hospitals.

Houston facility helps veterans face PTSD symptoms

When military men and women come home from war, and settle back into civilian lives, many battle post-traumatic stress disorder, making a normal life hard beyond words.

Reynolds helps PTSD veterans out of the dark, into the light

As a young U.S. Marine in the late 1960s, Roger Reynolds, of Ottawa, fought for his country in the jungles of Vietnam.

Malaria drug causes brain damage that mimics PTSD

The case of a service member diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder but found instead to have brain damage caused by a malaria drug raises questions about the origin of similar symptoms in other post-9/11 veterans.

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.

Medical-marijuana study soon will seek Arizona veterans with PTSD

Within a month or two, Arizona researchers will accept applications for a small number of veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder to participate in a study in north Phoenix on medical marijuana's effects on the disorder.

Tester Demands Justice for Veterans Living with PTSD

Senator Jon Tester is demanding the VA restore health care and benefits for thousands of veterans who received other-than-honorable discharges from the Armed Services and continue to live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other mental illnesses.

I’ve treated veterans with PTSD. It’s time to make them eligible...

Over the last decade, a controversial question has surrounded the Purple Heart: do veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder deserve it?

PTSD remains a major issue for American veterans

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder continues to be a problem for many veterans. Many have a difficult time transitioning back to society following deployments, and are later diagnosed with PTSD.

Laws encourage alternatives to prison for veterans with PTSD

A former Army sergeant's defenders say he truly believed he was protecting fellow soldiers from a Taliban bomber when he emptied 24 rounds at police and firefighters responding to a fire in his apartment.

Fundraiser held for program helping local veterans with PTSD

When veterans return from serving their country, some struggle to overcome post traumatic stress disorder.

Abused Horses Now Rehabbed to Help Veterans With PTSD

After losing sight in his right eye from a 2013 rocket attack in Afghanistan, retired U.S. Army Maj. Dan Thomas recovered with help from an equine therapy program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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...

NC veterans give hope to those battling PTSD

In the US, there are 2.7 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. About 20-percent are estimated to have PTSD and about half never seek treatment.

Veterans say marijuana helps ease PTSD, pain

Veterans recently joined a tour of a local dispensary and testing lab to tell their stories of how medical marijuana has improved their lives since they left the military.

Veterans say marijuana helps ease PTSD, pain

Veterans recently joined a tour of a local dispensary and testing lab to tell their stories of how medical marijuana has improved their lives since they left the military.

PTSD Town Hall aims to help all veterans

When organizers asked Brandon Wilson to moderate the upcoming PTSD Town Hall, he had no hesitation, despite a schedule that often has him working 70-80 hours a week.

PTSD Town Hall aims to help all veterans

When organizers asked Brandon Wilson to moderate the upcoming PTSD Town Hall, he had no hesitation, despite a schedule that often has him working 70-80 hours a week.

House bill could ease sentences for veterans with PTSD

A proposal moving through the House would allow judges to consider a combat veteran's post-traumatic stress disorder as a mitigating factor in criminal sentencing.
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