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New method shows progress for veteran PTSD sufferers

A Cost Never Figured into the Budget

They fight the enemy and witness death and destruction before returning home. But sadly, the mental effects of war don’t go away for many veterans who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder.

October 31st, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

VetLikeMe, October 30 2014

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed sweeping changes in federal small busslaminess size standards based on inflation that could force thousands of small business that depend on federal contracts to close their doors.

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Economy,Of Interest,Vet News | Read More »

VetLikeMe, October 9, 2014

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Entrepreneurship and self-employment endeavors – the nucleus of new business and future business growth — are at record lows, according to many analysts.

October 12th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Dancing With The Enemy

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“Shall we dance” ~ nervously spoken from a shy Palestinian boy to an equally nervous young Israeli girl, is breaking down fear based separation walls that have existed in the Middle East for decades.

September 17th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

New Rules May Allow Benefits Long Denied to Vietnam-Era Veterans

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Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans barred from receiving benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades under a new set of guidelines released by the Defense Department on Wednesday.

September 4th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Vet News | Read More »

Combat Vets Last Hope is often Man’s Best Friend

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- When combat veterans with PTSD lovingly relate to their special needs pets ~ they are in essence setting the stage to fully love and forgive themselves

July 30th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Veterans’ Response to Senator’s PTSD Remarks Mixed

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The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

July 27th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

VA and Military Dangerous to Your Health

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Between the epidemic of veteran and active duty suicides and deaths at the hands of the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare system, we are killing this country’s most valuable National Treasures, our military personnel.

June 10th, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

For Veterans with PTS, Battle Is Just Beginning

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Veterans can spend an entire lifetime dealing with the trauma of war.

May 14th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

Veterans Suffering from PTSD Denied Access to Marijuana in Colorado

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A bill was rejected by the Colorado House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs committee Monday that would have added post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of ‘debilitating medical conditions’ that qualify for a medical marijuana recommendation.

April 30th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 24, 2014

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All VA care locations offer 1st time screening & intervention for veterans.

April 24th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Veterans Push To Test Marijuana As a Life-Saving Treatment for Crippling PTSD

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Sean Azzariti, a former corporal in the Marines, says medical marijuana saved his life.

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Body-Mind Restoration: ‘Too Good To Be True’ for Addiction and Disease?

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When Paul decided again it was time to do something about his drug addiction, and PTSD he knew the usual routes wouldn’t work.

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Coping,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 21, 2014

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If you receive Social Security disability benefits and want to make money by working, the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work (TTW) program can help.

April 21st, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?

Why are so many doing this? What is wrong?

The Fort Hood shooting reignited the national debate over the surge of suicides among those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

April 14th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 10, 2014

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Each year in April, we join in celebrating ordinary people doing extraordinary things duringNational Volunteer Week.

April 10th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 08, 2014

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The Department of Veterans Affairs Monday released its findings on deaths and injuries that occurred as a result of delayed tests and treatments.

April 8th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Top 10,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

The 12 Truths of Roland’s Unified Field – Now on Kindle

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Think of the ego as a protective cocoon that is eventually meant to be shed. The Unified Field can be visualized as a grid of great luminosity joining all living beings within its energy field of love.

April 5th, 2014 | Posted in Book Reviews,Living,Of Interest | Read More »

Why Are We Sending Vets to Costa Rica (and Canada and Mexico)?

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End the US Ban on Igobaine    By Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall   The psychedelic drug ibogaine is used to treat drug addiction and alcoholism in more than 190 countries, including Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Russia, China and Ukraine. Sixty years of research has demonstrated ibogaine’s effectiveness in opiate, cocaine, amphetamine, nicotine and […]

April 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Veterans With PTSD Can Now Use Medical Marijuana

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Last week the Michigan medical marijuana review board added post traumatic stress syndrome to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana.

March 25th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

Types of PTSD Providers and their Training

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Finding someone trained to treat PTSD can be challenging. If you or a loved one is struggling after going through some type of trauma, this makes the process even more difficult.

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Help For Our Veterans

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Mankind’s earliest literature tells us a significant proportion of military casualties are psychological, and witnessing death can leave chronic psychological symptoms.

March 7th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

VA Adds Mental Health Services

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New efforts to provide veterans with help with substance abuse and post-traumatic stress also requires more community support, an official with the program at York VA Medical Center said Tuesday.

March 6th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Clinician’s Trauma Update-Online

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The February 2014 issue of Addictive Behaviors examines various questions related to substance use and comorbid problems in military personnel.

January 17th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

PTSD Identity: Why we do not seek help

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I am going to discuss again a few processes I have gone into in other articles but highlighting it from a different angle – so bear with with me.

January 8th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

Finding the Christ in Christmas

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Thus, finding the Christ in Christmas means finding the Christ within ourselves and letting that light shine forth to all others throughout the year.

December 21st, 2013 | Posted in Causes,Editor,Living,Of Interest,Peace,Religion | Read More »

Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines

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Active-duty Marines who suffer a traumatic brain injury face significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to a new study.

December 12th, 2013 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – November 18, 2013

Veterans and elected officials gathered Saturday morning at the first Veterans Legislative Forum to discuss the main issues veterans face today…

November 18th, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – November 14, 2013

Program Analyst, Social Media Administrator, Veterans Benefits Administration Casondra Williams’ “invisible monster” – PTSD

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – November 08, 2013

There is now an online “Coach” — developed by VA’s National Center for PTSD — which Veterans can access from their personal computers to help them manage PTSD symptoms.

November 8th, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

 

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