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Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News
Waco musician hopes music, guitars can heal vets, WacoTrib.com — 11/25/2015
Musician Tom “Top Cat” Clark started a Waco chapter of Guitars for Vets, a national organization that coordinates guitars, guitar instructors and veterans with PTSD.
Need help? VA is embedding psychologists on college campuses, Military Times — 11/25/2015
The Department of Veterans Affairs has deployed a contingent of mental health helpers to dozens of campuses across the country to make it easier for student veterans to get help.
Lunch, and soon rides, for needy North Jersey vets, NorthJersey.com — 11/24/2015
Veterans recognized at launch for a new organization that hopes to turn gratitude into action by driving veterans to medical appointments for free.
The dogs who serve those who serve, Great Falls Tribune — 11/24/2105
Jerry Buss, a Vietnam veteran, has a service dog named Storm, who has helped him deal with PTSD and manage everyday tasks.
Bar X Project helps vets heal in pristine Montana landscape, Pantagraph — 11/23/2015
The Bar X Project gives veterans an opportunity to reconnect with people with whom they served, and to work through PTSD and some of their lingering concerns.
Home Base veterans' program drums up local support, Stars and Sripes — 11/23/2015
Veteran Frederick Franks is part of an organization called Home Base that aims to help veterans, including those with PTSD, readjust to life back home.
Getting a ‘Greenlight’ for veterans, Cleveland Daily Banner — 11/20/2015
Regular porch lights are being replaced with green lightbulbs in a new campaign to support veterans, including veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Wounded Warriors to ride through Jacksonville, News 4 JAX — 11/20/2015
A cycling event focused on rehabilitation and healing, the Wounded Warrior Project’s “Soldier Ride” provides an opportunity for veterans to combat depression and PTSD.
Safe Harbor Puts Focus on Wounded Warrior Caregivers, Naval Support Activity Bethesda The Journal — 11/19/2015
Navy Wounded Warrior Safe Harbor Family Symposium puts a spotlight on PTSD, and those who care for wounded, ill or injured service members.
These Veterans Prove That Military Life Can Be A Laughing Matter, Task & Purpose — 11/19/2015
Through comedy, the Armed Services Arts Partnership improves confidence and offers cathartic outlets for veterans, including those with PTSD.
Fly-tying class offers therapy with a twist, The Bulletin — 11/18/2015
Tribune University of Idaho students who served in Iraq and Afghanistan learn to tie flies in a program sponsored by the Moscow Elks Lodge. The program is meant to help veterans who are potentially struggling with PTSD.
Art therapy session raises PTSD awareness, The DM Online — 11/18/2015
Derek Starnes works on an art project to raise awareness of veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder.
Retreat aims to treat soldiers, and veterans with PTSD, The Leaf-Chronicle — 11/17/2015
Chaplain Terry Austin hopes to use this location to bring new meaning to the term PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Army medic works through PTSD with help from Vietnam vet, U.S. Army — 11/17/2015
Al Alcantara, a retired Army staff sergeant who served 21 years as a combat medic, recently graduated from an inpatient treatment program for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, at Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Bay Pines, Florida.
Elmo in the Army? Sesame Street website reaches out to military families, Stars and Stripes — 11/16/2015
The Sesame Street for Military Families website is intended to help preschool military children cope with the challenges of military life, such the deployment or injury of a parent and moving to a new home and school.