Pilot evaluation of AfterDeployment.org’s workshop for posttraumatic stress. The DoD’s AfterDeployment.org website was developed to increase reach of behavioral health resources, offering education, assessment, and self-help coping tools on many postdeployment-related topics.
Gender differences in PTSD symptoms. The prevalence of PTSD appears to be similar in male and female Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is less clear whether there are differences in the types of symptoms reported. A study by researchers from the National Center for PTSD suggests more similarity than difference.
Nearly 212,000 veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by the VA, yet the organization believes that this number reflects only half of all PTSD cases in the U.S.
When I heard of (and finally understood) the gist of the new provisional ratings announced with great fanfare last week, Blazing Saddles came to mind. More precisely, Cleavon Little as the Western Union Telegram boy.
Lead public affairs specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office Capt. Ron Freeman turns on the computer monitor in his Heidelberg, Germany home and sits anxiously re-reading his resume one last time before his video conference call begins with a federal agency in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Investigations by the United States Justice Foundation (USJF) into the plight of our military veterans and the assault on their Second and Fifth Amendment rights continues to uncover a disturbing pattern that confirms the VA is violating the Constitutional rights of America’s heroes on a daily basis.
Disabled veterans can now move through airport security checkpoints without having to remove shoes, light jackets or hats, according to a new policy announced March 27, 2013, by the Transportation Security Administration.
A new VA program is sending teams of health care providers into the streets to find and help an invisible army of sick, discouraged Veterans who spend their nights under bridges, on park benches, or on the sidewalk.
An Army report released Friday finds the service still has trouble diagnosing and treating soldiers for post-traumatic stress disorder, despite more than doubling its number of military and civilian behavioral health workers over the past five years.
The American Legion‘s annual Washington conference was this week, and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki was on hand to deliver a vital message: Veterans are well-prepared to rebuild the middle class, just as they did after World War II. The key …
As with a growing number of colleges and universities, the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management is launching what it sees as a unique initiative to recruit and support veterans for its master of business administration (MBA) program, selling itself as military friendly with the marketing slogan ‘Change your stripes.
The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System has reached an agreement with the University of Michigan (UM) Health System to move 150 VA researchers to the university’s newly-founded Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation located in the university’s North Campus Research Complex.
A veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes, according to recent estimates from the VA. Suicides by active duty military personnel in 2012 hit 349, more than the 295 Americans who died in combat in Afghanistan.
In August 2010, President Obama announced the Blue Button. Today, it has been downloaded 2.7 million times and the program has been adopted by both the Department of Defense and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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nancybisset: :-) cont'd. You always Preston James I enjoy. This one particular will help many see with some blinders removed and I see this column a priceless bit of sharing ...
nancybisset: You have my attention. I shall check out your "The Vanishing of the Bees" Wish you would expound more on your words. I am a sheep-a Rothschild-poster child of ...
mydogissick: We've been at war with rome (offically and unnoficially), for centuries.
Its starting to occur to me, that the reformation, may hasve beena jewish plot, similar to the russian revolution.
The jews ...
mydogissick: Hitler just had to go on TV in his boyscout costume, a tub of brilcream, and wave his hands about like a nutcase, to entertain us, matey (the great pity ...