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Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News
Publication targets veterans in Kings, The Sentinel — 07/01/2015
Kings County Behavioral Health Department and the Kings County Veterans Service Office are teaming up for a public service campaign to get the word out to the county’s estimated 13,000 military veterans about available services to better address the range of physical and mental services veterans often require.
Beacon Health Options Holds Third Annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing to Benefit the National Military Family Association, PR Newswire — 07/01/2015
Beacon Health Options, the nation's premier behavioral health management company, is pleased to announce it will host its third annual Stamp Out Stigma Golf Outing on Tuesday, July 21 at the Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach. Proceeds from the tournament will go to the National Military Family Association (NMFA), which provides support and guidance for military members and their families.
Arcadia Lake to get renovated space, NewsOK — 06/30/2015
Partners for Heroes, a newly-formed nonprofit organization headquartered in Tulsa, has a goal of raising private funds to change neglected lakeside settings into therapeutic areas for sufferers of PTSD and related psychological afflictions and brain injuries.
Team Intrepid Fallen Heroes Wins 3,000-mile Biking "Race Across America", MySA — 06/30/2015
Team completed the race in six days, 13 hours, and 49 minutes and raised more than $640,000 for troops combating traumatic brain injuries and psychological health conditions.
PTSD Foundation of America helping area veterans through outreach programs, The Observer: Atascocita — 06/29/2015
The PTSD Foundation of America and Camp Hope in Houston are assisting in opening a new family outreach program at Kingwood’s Calvary Christian Fellowship aimed to help relatives of sufferers of PTSD.
Scuba diving in Montana reveals underwater frontier, Houston Chronicle — 06/29/2015
Dive Alliance is a nonprofit group that aims to help veterans through diving excursions. Program leaders have seen profound impacts as men and women coped with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Program uses therapy horses to help those with PTSD and TBI, JDNews.com — 06/26/2015
The Horse and Family Institute recently partnered with the USO of NC by holding a Warrior Reset program specifically designed to help those with traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Warrior Hike helps combat veterans heal, CNN — 06/26/2015
Warrior Hike, provides combat veterans, including those with PTSD, with all the equipment and supplies they need to complete long-distance hikes throughout the country.
Travelers Championship offers free events for retired & active military, WTNH News 8 — 06/25/2015
There are free events for active and retired military, including those with PTSD, and their families at the Patriots’ Outpost at Travelers Championship this year.
Winnefeld: Hiring Military Veterans a ‘Win-Win’ For Businesses, DoD News — 06/25/2015
Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. spoke before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Mission Transition Summit, where he encouraged businesses to hire veterans and their spouses and dispelled misconceptions connecting veterans and post-traumatic stress.
Combat vets post sign to stave off flashbacks from fireworks, The Tampa Tribune — 06/24/2015
For Russell Cook, a combat-wounded Army veteran with post traumatic stress disorder, the barrage on his overloaded senses begins with fireworks explosions in his Valrico neighborhood as the calendar turns to July.
Fort Bragg soldiers star in I Was There films, Stars and Stripes — 06/24/2015
I Was There films is a free program of the Patton Veterans Project. The therapeutic filmmaking workshop is for soldiers dealing with post-traumatic stress.
The toughest fight: A Santa Cruz County soldier's battle with post-traumatic stress disorder, ChicoER Health — 06/23/2015
Stephen Husong, former Soquel resident and Army National Guard sergeant, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. He facilitates a weekly group of PTSD sufferers at Travis Air Force Base in the Solano County city of Fairfield.
"How Running Saved Me From PTSD", Prevention — 06/23/2015
Running and weight lifting help me shed PTSD like other people shed pounds.
Kevlar for the Mind: PTSD may cause social discomfort, Navy Times — 06/22/2015
A common feature associated with post-traumatic stress disorder is social discomfort, causing significant distress for a number of service members and veterans suffering from PTSD.