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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 »

Veterans Day

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A meditation on Veterans Day…

November 8th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Military | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – October 25, 2013

PTSD: Exposure versus Cognitive Therapy: VA is preparing to launch a study that will examine the two leading forms of treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: Prolonged Exposure Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

PTSD is Really Post Traumatic Heart Disorder ~ Only Love Heals

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PTSD is a form of Post Traumatic Heart Disorder and many people suffer the same symptoms when they have been rejected, abandoned or hurt in a love relationship.

October 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Coping,Editor,Health,Living,Of Interest,PTSD | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – October 15, 2013

If you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, visit Military Pathways to take a free, anonymous, online self-assessment for common mental health conditions such as depression, posttraumatic stress disorder or generalized anxiety disorder.

October 15th, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Self-help for Posttraumatic Stress

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Online self-help tools offer education and coping skills to those affected by trauma, in addition to effective treatments for PTSD. These tools can also be useful for everyday stress management.

October 7th, 2013 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Veteran Suicides and Family Killings – What Can We Do?

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- ”This is what brought me to my actual final mission. Not suicide, but a mercy killing,”…Daniel Somers

September 17th, 2013 | Posted in Editor,Health,PTSD | Read More »

Veterans Helping Veterans

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As your constituent and a member of Veterans-For-Change [VFC], an advocacy group for Veterans rights, benefits, and treatment, we bring to your attention the ever-increasing problems affecting Veterans and their families every day.

September 4th, 2013 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Vet News | Read More »

Suicide Prevention Month

Why are so many doing this? What is wrong?

September is Suicide Prevention Month. As such the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is getting the message out about the Veterans Crisis Line.

September 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Benefits,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – September 03, 2013

Posted by U.S. Public Health Service Capt. Janet Hawkins, Deployment Health Clinical Center. Capt. Janet Hawkins is a violence prevention subject matter expert at the Deployment Health Clinical Center.

September 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

PTSD and The Effect on DNA Part 2

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New PTSD treatment protocols will be based on altered gene functions cause by battlefield stress

September 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Coping,Editor,Health,PTSD | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 28, 2013

As part of developing this registry, we asked for public comments on the proposed questionnaire by August 20, 2013. We received more than 300 comments.

August 28th, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

PTSD and the effect on DNA Part 1

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Getting to the root causes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by finding answers in the victim’s DNA

August 24th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf War,Iraq War,Korean Conflict,Of Interest,Veterans Affairs,World War I,World War II | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 22, 2013

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that people of all ages can protect their health by getting recommended vaccinations.

August 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 20, 2013

Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

and Young Invincible announced the Healthy Young America video contest in an effort to inform young people about health insurance

coverage and new options under the Affordable Care Act.

August 20th, 2013 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

 

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