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Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News
West Hartford Therapist's PTSD Treatment Gets Federal Recognition, Courant Community — 2/5/2016
A PTSD treatment developed by a West Hartford family therapist has been teaching the therapy she created to military bases.
Yoga Garden Announces Acquisition Of Yoga Warriors International Program & Pledges To Help Active Duty Veterans Across The Country, Bloomberg Business — 2/4/2016
Yoga Warriors provides evidence based Hatha Yoga to prevent or alleviate symptoms of Combat Stress (COSR) or Post Traumatic Stress (PTS).
BOTE Announces Operation Phoenix | A Man Who Never Quit, Sup — 2/4/2016
BOTE, a leader in standup paddle board innovations, announces a new partnership with military veteran, Josh Collins, to raise awareness and funds for those suffering from TBI and PTSD.
New App Developed at Coding Dojo Bootcamp Warns Netflix Viewers of PTSD Triggers, Bloomberg Business — 2/3/2016
A new app, Feerless, pre-emptively notifies people of potential images or scenes that may cause PTSD triggers when watching Netflix.
Manzanita Ranch purchase sought by nonprofit ‘One Good Day Project’, Valley News — 2/3/2016
Manzanita Ranch in the rural Anza Valley, long an escape for military, first responders and others suffering from the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is up for sale by the owners.
New era of care: Fort Hood Intrepid Center open for treatment, Killeen Daily Herald — 2/2/2016
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence Satellite Center at Fort Hood opened for soldiers being treated for traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Vets Canada gives guitars to veterans with mental health issues, CBC News — 2/2/2016
A new program hopes to bring peace to veterans experiencing mental health issues by offering a different kind of therapy — the comforting sound of music.
VA: Help available and wait times short for PTSD treatment, Killeen Daily Herald — 2/1/2016
The Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, which includes the Veterans Affairs hospitals in Waco, Texas has a variety of outpatient programs for patients with PTSD.
At 70, Vietnam Veteran From Middletown To Race Up Empire State Building, Hartford Courant — 2/1/2016
Jerry Augustine, 70, a Vietnam veteran from Middletown, is training for the Empire State Building Run-Up on February 3, a retired roofer and former body builder, took up running in his late 40s to treat his PTSD.
Soldiers with Warrior Transition Battalion benefit from Ski Apache Adaptive Sports program, Ruidoso News — 1/29/2016
Soldiers with the Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) from Fort Bliss come to Ski Apache to learn to ski, and learn from coaches that teach to experiences with PTSD, traumatic brain and orthopedic injuries.
UCLA researchers develop therapy to treat PTSD, depression, Daily Bruin — 1/29/2016
UCLA researchers are studying the effectiveness of the NeuroSigma Inc. electric patch that assists with therapy and significantly reduces symptoms in veterans with PTSD.
Volunteers finish veteran’s basement, The Star — 1/28/2016
Volunteers donate a finished basement for Shane Bradley, a military veteran and co-facilitator of a PTSD support group at Dryhootch, an organization that provides peer-to-peer support for veterans.
Combat veteran plays for Paris in online benefit concert, Fayobserver.com — 1/28/2016
Three Beards knows about invisible scars left behind by tragedies, the band will take part in an online fundraising event, “#Streaming for Paris”, to support the victims of the Paris attacks.
Maine in line to be first state with annual veterans arts day, Bangor Daily News — 1/27/2016
Maine Legislature’s State and Local Government Committee voted unanimously to establish Nov. 1 as Veterans in the Arts and Humanities Day, highlighting art as a key therapy for war veterans who return home and are transitioning to civilian life.
Parents Raise Awareness for Veterans with PTSD, MyChamplainValley.com — 1/27/2016
Two Vermont parents have made it their mission to raise awareness for veterans with PTSD, raising $46,000 so far for Blue Star Mothers of Vermont.