PTSD

Gratitude to the Post 9/11 Veterans

Every generation of veterans respects and appreciates the generations of veterans that have come before us. There is no question that their sacrifices made our military, and nation, what it is. However, what about the gratitude to the generations that come after? That generation is that of Post 9/11 veterans. Respect Due No conversation among …

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“Whiskey_Warrior_556” debate – What’s the real story here?

We are going to preface this article with- this is INTENDED to be a conversation starter and highlight certain points to get both sides talking.  We have been researching multiple outlets and sources to provide a full spectrum article.  So, read and then tell us what you think about the “whiskey_warrior_556” situation below, we want …

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"Cpl. Chad O" Foundation fights prescription overkill for PTSD

“Cpl. Chad O” Foundation fights prescription overuse for PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is caused by experiencing an event with extreme circumstances surrounding it.  Consistently, military members are forced to put their mental, physical and emotional well-being aside and focus on the mission at hand.  That mission in and of itself may also require extreme mental, physical and emotional precision.  All in all, we push …

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Battling PTSD through Meditation: An Interview with Vetitation’s Erik Younger

PTSD is a problem.  I think everyone, across all sides of the aisle and walks of life, can recognize that. Perhaps we are too quick to force pills down our veteran’s throats or they self medicate at the bottom of a bottle. Regardless, the problem is not going away, so it’s up to everyday heroes …

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The ‘God shot’ injection is being used to fight PTSD for combat vets

PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, affects numerous men and women throughout the country and is commonly linked to veterans who’ve served in a combat theater. Behavioral symptoms include irritability, hyper vigilance, and social isolation, just to name a few. Unfortunately, many who suffer from the disorder take or have taken substantial doses of medications …

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Superman Falls: John Preston’s Mission to Promote Life after Loss

John Preston‘s life took a tragic turn when his oldest brother, the family rock, succumbed to post-traumatic stress and committed suicide. The passing of his brother was enough to make John consider ending his career. Instead, he found a new mission: partnering with the Valkyrie Initiative to find others like his brother, and, through music, …

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Baton Rouge Police Shooter Never Saw Combat, Never Diagnosed With PTSD

The former Marine who ambushed and killed three Baton Rouge police offers in July never saw combat in Iraq but told a Veterans Health Administration doctor he suffered from PTSD from Youtube videos. The horrible videos of maimed and decapitated bodies hurt Gavin Long so much that he was diagnosed with an “adjustment disorder with …

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