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Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News
Veteran Helps Others Find Peace Through Horses, Department of Defense — 3/23/2017
Retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Sam Rhodes runs a nonprofit organization, the Warrior Outreach Ranch, which helps veterans and their families reconnect and relax by learning to deal with horses.
Yoga can help with post-trauma peace, The Advocate — 3/23/2017
Andrew Scaletta has a specialty certification in Mindful Yoga Therapy, which is considered trauma-informed yoga, it is designed for veterans with post traumatic stress disorder.
Throttle therapy: Veterans find peace of mind in motocross, The Roanoke Times — 3/22/2017
Military Veteran, Dustin Blankenship, and his brother, Cody, established the Veteran Motocross Foundation — VetMX, for short — which administers “throttle therapy” for veterans who need it.
How One War Veteran Uses Photography to Manage his PTSD, TIME — 3/22/2017
Veteran Michael McCoy lives with post traumatic stress disorder, and he says that taking photos has helped him process the more difficult aspects of his time in the army.
New 'Project Teal' aims to help veterans with PTSD, NBC 6 — 3/21/2017
Local veterans facing a daily battle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, now have a new resource. Tomorrow a brand new mission is launching called 'Project Teal.'
Donated Service Dogs Provide Cover for PTSD Veterans, NBC Los Angeles — 3/21/2017
The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation wants to bring the number of veteran suicides down to zero.
Ex-NFL Player Drayton Florence Develops Vets 22 App To Help Military Veterans, SportsTechie — 3/20/2017
Former NFL player, Drayton Florence helped develop the Vets 22 app, which aims to give veterans easy access to resources including housing solutions, employment opportunities, discounts, chat features and crisis hotlines.
Local farmer looks to help veterans, McAlester News-Capital — 3/20/2017
Blue Winds Dancing Sanctuary (BWDS) is a non-profit organic farm in Indianola that was created to provide a creative, alternative, holistic way for veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to heal.
New Deep Relaxation Technology Therapy Arrives in the U.S., Benzinga — 3/17/2017
The Blu Room, a new treatment combining relaxation, technology, music and Narrowband UVB light therapy (phototherapy) is being used to help veterans with PTSD.
Veterans Talk About PTSD with Hopes to Change The Perception, WLTX19 CBS — 3/17/2017
The Student Veteran Association at the University of South Carolina is aiming to change the perception of PTSD.
These VR Systems Help Treat Veterans Recovering From PTSD, Bloomberg — 3/16/2017
Dr. Skip Rizzo directs the Medical Virtual Reality Lab at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. He’s helping veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
After own recovery, Tracy veteran launches Fix’d to help others cope, Recordnet.com — 3/15/2017
Medina, a retired Air Force technical sergeant, 11 months ago founded Fix'd, a Tracy-based nonprofit organization that assists veterans by offering life coaches and peer support specialists.
Psychologists using virtual reality to help treat PTSD in veterans, KXAN NBC — 3/15/2017
Dr. Skip Rizzo directs the Medical Virtual Reality Lab at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies. He’s helping veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Art therapy transforms veterans, Mansfield News Journal — 3/14/2017
The Veteran's Expressive Art Class is open to anyone that has served in any branch of the military, and can help veterans access long-buried memories and emotions.
‘Puppy Love’ Turning Out To Be Great Way To Help Vets With PTSD, CBS Denver — 3/14/2017
After experimenting with a new way to help veterans treat their post-traumatic stress disorder, a Colorado charity is working with its first Colorado veteran.