PTSD after active duty. A Marine’s story.

May 07, 18 PTSD after active duty. A Marine’s story.

Posted by in Veteran PTSD

A Marine’s story PTSD after active duty happens to many of our brave military personnel. As we’ve discussed in a previous article Your Mind Must be Weak to have PTSD, the condition is not a result of a weakness but a mind that has been damaged and traumatized by extreme violence and grief. Military personnel  having...

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Mental health jargon: what is anxiety?

May 03, 18 Mental health jargon: what is anxiety?

Posted by in Mental Health

Anxiety… an uneasy feeling If you look up anxiety in the dictionary it’s defined as apprehension, uneasiness, or nervousness usually in anticipation of something bad happening. Everyone has uneasy feelings at one point or another. Remember the last time you had a job interview What about waiting for test results? There...

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Opioid Public Health Emergency: ACL discussion

Apr 08, 18 Opioid Public Health Emergency: ACL discussion

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FROM THE SETH’S MOM ARCHIVES From the Administration for Community Living (ACL): Summary of ACL Stakeholder Discussion About the Opioid Public Health Emergency Available Following the release of an issue brief: The Opioid Public Health Emergency and Older Adults in December 2017, ACL convened a stakeholder discussion...

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Adolescent bipolar disorder. When is it typically diagnosed?

Feb 22, 18 Adolescent bipolar disorder. When is it typically diagnosed?

Posted by in Bipolar and Depression

Adolescent bipolar disorder. When is it typically diagnosed? According to National Institute of Mental Health Symptoms of bipolar disorder Bipolar “mood episodes” include unusual mood changes along with unusual sleep habits, activity levels, thoughts, or behavior. In a child, these mood and activity changes must be very different...

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PTSD research news: PTSD brain bank.

Feb 01, 18 PTSD research news: PTSD brain bank.

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From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA’s National PTSD Brain Bank collaborates with PINK Concussions Group Women Veterans urged to donate brains for research Today, VA announced a collaboration between its National Center for PTSD and the nonprofit organization PINK Concussions, encouraging women to donate their brains...

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Urban PTSD: cycle of the absentee father

Jan 25, 18 Urban PTSD: cycle of the absentee father

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Urban PTSD: cycle of the absentee father Urban PTSD. Images of war torn cities are spread across every news channel. Shredded buildings, partially submerged in sand and rubble. Images of blood streaked children, barely clothed with bare-feet. Enormous pupils inside of wide eyes set in swollen faces surrounded by matted hair. Or no...

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