Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News

  • BGSU helping student veterans overcome PTSD, NBC24 — 08/29/2014

    Bowling Green State University is stepping up to help its student veterans suffering from PTSD after returning home.

  • Military family health focus at Fort Campbell, The Leaf-Chronicle — 08/29/2014

    The Child and Family Behavioral Health System officially opened at Fort Campbell Aug. 27.

  • Man walks across U.S. for veteran causes, Albuquerque Journal — 08/28/2014

    Only 850 miles and about $50,000 to go before Marine veteran Justin Kuhel, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, reaches his goal of walking across America to raise $100,000 for two charities that help veterans.

  • Active Heroes to Host 'Stand At Attention' Event to Raise Funding for Veterans Suffering From PTSD, Townhall Magazine — 08/28/2014

    The Houston Chapter of Active Heroes™ today announced a first-of-its-kind competition in Houston in which members of each military branch will "Stand at Attention" all day to raise donations for military families struggling with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

  • Spiritual resilience fuels the heart, soul, U.S. Air Force — 08/27/2014

    "Spiritual resilience is about fueling and refueling your heart and soul -- that inward part of you that gives you purpose and meaning and helps makes sense of your life and experiences," said Chaplain (Capt.) Jeffrey Solheim, a 92nd Air Refueling Wing chaplain.

  • Free program aims to help Oklahoma's veterans, Koco.com — 08/27/2014

    Two local mental health organizations have partnered to help veterans. Experts are saying the simple gesture goes a long way.

  • Soldiers find meaning, peace in ag, AmericanFarm.com — 08/26/2014

    A small but growing number of veterans are seeing farming as a way to continue their patriotic service and satisfy a sense of mission.

  • U.S. Army Funds Phase II Clinical Trial for the Treatment of PTSD, Pharmaceutical Processing — 08/26/2014

    The U.S. Department of the Army, through the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, has funded a Phase II clinical trial at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), that will examine the use of external trigeminal nerve stimulation (eTNS) as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

  • Minneapolis VA studies invisible scars from combat, The Buffalo News — 08/25/2014

    Moral injury generally refers to any type of guilt, shame or depression that arises from actions that may have violated deeply held beliefs.

  • Living resilient, DVIDS — 08/25/2014

    Suicide is prevalent in our society, and keeping up with suicide awareness, the Army began teaching Master Resiliency Training to Soldiers in 2009, according to Sgt. 1st Class Allen Schwerdt, Charlie Company, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps.

  • Ansbach members learn resilience techniques by 'hunting for good stuff', Army.Mil — 08/22/2014

    Soldiers, civilians and spouses of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach took part in the CSF2 Executive Resilience and Performance Course at the Von Steuben Community Center, Aug. 18, 2014.

  • The last fight: transition from soldier to civilian, mySA — 08/22/2014

    The hard realities of going from what is essentially a military subculture to a more loosely organized and civilian main culture can be a physical and emotional shock.

  • Drone pilots suffer PTSD just like those in combat, LiveScience — 08/21/2014

    Although drone operators may be far from the battlefield, they can still develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study shows.

  • Comprehensive Airman Fitness: A Lifestyle and culture, U.S. Air Force — 08/21/2014

    Comprehensive Airman Fitness is comprised of a multitude of targeted programs and activities as well as resiliency skills taught to enable Airmen to make sound choices.

  • Vets 'get active, get healed' in athletic competition, Stars and Stripes — 08/20/2014

    Under the unofficial motto "get active and get healed," the [Valor Games Midwest] encourages veterans to challenge themselves physically, even after potentially devastating injuries.

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