More Research Links Child Detainment to PTSD

By Deborah Brauser Image via chatiyanon https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/917983 Adding to previous research showing a link between toxic stress at a young age and lasting impairment, including depression and anxiety, a new study suggests a significant association between separation of families at the US border and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In a study released by the Department…

Minnesota Vikings Unveil Sensory-Inclusive Room For Fans With Autism, PTSD

posted by Bill Galluccio –  Sep 9, 2019 https://wflanews.iheart.com/content/2019-09-09-minnesota-vikings-unveil-sensory-inclusive-room-for-fans-with-autism-ptsd/ The Minnesota Vikings want to ensure that all fans enjoy their time at U.S. Bank Stadium. The team unveiled a new sensory-inclusive room at the stadium where fans with Down syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder, autism, or other conditions can go to find a calm relaxing space during games.…

Here is How Pets Help Veterans with PTSD and other Mental Disorders

By Andrea Harris at MY ESA Doctorhttps://thriveglobal.com/stories/here-is-how-pets-help-veterans-with-ptsd-and-other-mental-disorders/ We read stories about wars and famous veterans through history lessons. It taught us how war rolls into the life of humans and leaves an irrevocable impact. Furthermore, art also portrays the fine aspects of war. There is horror and there is beauty. The portrayal of war through…

New York – Experimental ‘blood test’ accurately screens for PTSD

NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-09/nlh-et090919.php An artificial intelligence tool – which analyzed 28 physical and molecular measures, all but one from blood samples – confirmed with 77 percent accuracy a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in male combat veterans, according to a new study. Led by NYU School of Medicine,…

The Veterans Survival Guide – book by Jimmy Johnson

The Veterans’ Survival Guide www.veteransinprison.co.uk Post-traumatic stress disorder affects many servicemen and women returning from tours of duty. Unaware that they are suffering from the condition, upon returning to civilian life they may be left undiagnosed and untreated, with potentially devastating consequences. The Veterans’ Survival Guide has been written to help veterans and their families…

University of Alabama studying isolation as factor in veterans suicides

By Mike Cason Photo Srdjan Randjelovic https://www.al.com/news/2019/09/university-of-alabama-studying-isolation-as-factor-in-veterans-suicides.html Researchers at the University of Alabama are trying to learn more about why veterans are more likely to die by suicide than other people, an effort they hope will show where communities can step in and save lives. The university is working with America’s Warrior Partnership and the…

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Twelve soldiers die since Boris Johnson said ‘veterans’ welfare is our top priority’

By Sean Rayment https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/twelve-soldiers-die-boris-johnson-19856685 At least a dozen have died in suspected suicides since pledge – with veterans feeling ‘betrayed’ At least 12 soldiers and ex-soldiers have died in suspected suicides since Boris Johnson said veterans’ welfare was a Tory priority in June. Three were still in service, one was a ­reservist and eight had…

Army veteran Johnny Mercer talks about how PTSD ripped apart his circle of friends

The Plymouth MP has vowed to fight for better mental health care for traumatised soldiers By Colleen Smith 18:15, 7 SEP 2019https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/army-veteran-johnny-mercer-talks-3295642 Former Army captain and Plymouth MP Johnny Mercer has vowed to provide veterans with the “best mental health care in the world” after admitting post-combat stress ripped apart the circle of friends he…

New York – National Suicide Prevention Week: How Advocates, Artists Hope To Spark The Conversation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – National Suicide Prevention Week starts Sunday 8th september.For full article and video news report please click the clink below >>>>https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2019/09/07/national-suicide-prevention-week-interview/ Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, killing about 47,000 people each year. But many people suffer in silence, because of the stigma. Bob Gebbia, CEO of the…

Fargo VA (Veterans Affairs) to offer hyperbaric therapy for vets as part of pilot program

By: Kevin Wallevand | Sep 7th 2019 – 6am. For article and video news report please click link below >>>>https://www.inforum.com/business/healthcare/4650463-Fargo-VA-to-offer-hyperbaric-therapy-for-vets-as-part-of-pilot-program FARGO — The Fargo VA Health Care System has been given the green light to offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy to veterans dealing with PTSD and traumatic brain injuries, a therapy many veterans say has given…