LGBTQ veteran suicide prevention and PTSD

Jul 13, 18 LGBTQ veteran suicide prevention and PTSD

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LGBTQ veteran suicide prevention Americas heroes and protectors come in many shades, sizes, and orientations. Americans who answer the call and join the armed forces deserve our respect, care, and understanding of their experiences defending the country and the constitution. Veterans Affairs released an article about LGBTQ veteran...

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PTSD after active duty. A Marine’s story.

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

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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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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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PTSD signs and symptoms. Recognizing the struggle during the holidays and everyday.

Dec 25, 17 PTSD signs and symptoms. Recognizing the struggle during the holidays and everyday.

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As we celebrate the holidays, we should take time to be thankful and give to others who are in need. Especially those that may be struggling with trauma and suffering from PTSD. It’s important to be able to recognize PTSD signs and symptoms. The National Institute of Mental Health NIMH) describes PTSD (post traumatic stress...

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Using horse therapy to treat veteran PTSD

Dec 11, 17 Using horse therapy to treat veteran PTSD

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Using horse therapy (also called equine assisted therapy or therapeutic riding) can treat veteran PTSD. Go to the military PTSD forum and share your thoughts. From the WYPR public radio website Returning combat veterans often wrestle with post-traumatic stress disorder, the aftermath of brain injuries or chronic pain. Relief can be...

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From child to adult: Recovery from childhood abuse (Part 1)

May 28, 17 From child to adult: Recovery from childhood abuse (Part 1)

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As mental health awareness month draws to a close we want to take some time to discuss a subject that’s been a frequent topic lately within the Seth’s Mom family: the obligations of adults recovering from childhood abuse to their families. We had informal talks with adults in recovery who spoke of family functions or...

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