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Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News
Handling horses proves therapeutic for veterans, The Bristol Press — 12/7/2016
Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center helps veterans recognize and overcome mental health concerns by teaching them mindfulness.
In the mountains, a therapy for PTSD, The Daily Republic — 12/7/2016
Veterans who participated in 2015's "Walk Off the War" hike along the Appalachian Trail stopped at Boulder Crest, a therapy exercise for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Making Your Mark: Hounds for Heroes helps veterans heal, ABC 13 — 12/6/2016
Several tours of duty overseas left Robert, a Hampton Roads Army veteran, suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, to help him heal he turned to a non-profit called "Hampton Roads Hounds for Heroes."
New center aims to help people ‘overcome and conquer’, The Daily Independent — 12/6/2016
An Army veteran who struggled with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and a psychologist who battled alcoholism are striving to help neighbors in need through a new clinic.
PTSD Anonymous offers peer support for Wisconsin vets, NewsOk — 12/5/2016
A new peer-to-peer support program for combat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder in Wisconsin helps heal the emotional wounds of military trauma.
A swim at the aquarium helps soothe veterans' trauma, The Sacramento Bee — 12/5/2016
The Georgia Aquarium is using many innovative therapies that are helping servicemen and women overcome trauma and deal with difficult memories.
ETMC, PTSD patient raise awareness through Christmas tree lighting, KLTV 7 — 12/2/2016
The lighting of the Christmas tree outside ETMC’S main hospital was part of an effort to raise awareness for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Growler Jets Test Rainforest Peace As NW Military Presence Grows, OPB — 12/2/2016
Army veteran Charles Nelson says the solitude of the Olympic Peninsula's rainforest has been therapeutic for his post-traumatic stress.
Veteran opening non-profit to treat PTSD, ABC 13 — 12/1/2016
Dr. Tim Barclay plans to treat vets with PTSD at a non-profit called the Collateral Damage Project in Forest, Va.
Scuba Diving Helps U.S. Military Veteran Battle PTSD, Reconnect With His Son, Deeper Blue — 12/1/2016
PADI recently began touting the benefits of diving for folks who might have a physical disability or are dealing with psychological issues like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Simsbury Students Spend The Night Making Pens For Active Military, Hartford Courant — 11/30/2016
Simsbury students raise awareness for a nonprofit that raises awareness about the on average 22 veterans who commit suicide each day.
Warriors’ Best Friend program helps veterans, provides service dogs, The Kansas City Star — 11/30/2016
A Liberty group called Warriors’ Best Friend focuses on training service dogs for soldiers with PTSD and traumatic brain injury.
Pet therapy part of VA effort to reach out, Nebraska ABC — 11/29/2016
Efforts are underway in the Tri-Cities to get veterans hooked up with shelter animals for training and therapy to treat mental health concerns.
Greenwood woman shares vision for a holistic approach to help those with PTSD, Index-Journal — 11/29/2016
Greenwood’s Linda Williams, a licensed massage therapist, wants to establish a holistic wellness program geared toward military veterans coping with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Paws for Purple Hearts opens Fairbanks training center, first of its kind in Alaska, Daily News-Miner — 11/28/2016
Paws for Purple Hearts is the first program of its kind to offer therapeutic intervention for veterans and active-duty military personnel.