Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News

  • Heroes Project: Group seeks to help disabled vets, Tyler Morning Telegraph — 07/11/2014

    The Dallas-based Heroes Project, a nonprofit organization that aims to help honorably discharged, disabled veterans with fitness and wellness, invites eligible East Texans to pursue its services. The Heroes Project provides former military members with in-home physical fitness or workout equipment.

  • Homeless veterans build models, in new therapy program, Wink News — 07/11/2014

    Building a model airplane or ship can be time consuming and fun! For some of our American heroes, it also acts as therapy. A few men with the Veteran's Village in Punta Gorda are building models that will be displayed in the Southwest Florida Military Museum in Cape Coral.

  • Russell's Noble View Outdoor Center to host veterans hiking Appalachian Trail, — 07/10/2014

    Appalachian Mountain Club's Noble View Outdoor Center and VFW Post 6645 will host seven veterans participating in the Warrior Hike "Walk Off The War" program July 22. The Warrior Hike Walk Off The War Program is an outdoor therapy project supporting combat veterans transitioning from military service.

  • 2-Day YogaFit for Warriors Workshop Comes to Ft. Hood Army Post, 9/20, — 07/10/2014

    YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide is proud to bring its "Yogafit for Warriors" two-day training workshop to Ft. Hood Army Post in Killeen, Texas from September 20th to 21st. The goal of the complimentary workshop is to help heal military personnel suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the wake of the 2009 and 2014 Ft. Hood shootings.

  • Veterans supporting one another, — 07/09/2014

    Thanks to the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, in Richmond, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3103, Fredericksburg-area veterans now have a weekly support group led by their peers.

  • Donation Yoga Class to Support Veterans Suffering from PTSD, Patch — 07/09/2014

    The Solebury Club will hold a charity Svaroopa-style yoga class, this Sunday, to benefit Meghan’s Foundation, an organization that offers local yoga and meditation classes for veterans suffering from PTSD.

  • Words of war, peace of mind: The Veterans Writing Project, Stars and Stripes — 07/08/2014

    Launched 3 years ago by Lt. Col. Ron Capps, a nonprofit called Veterans Writing Project offers free writing courses for current and former service members. Veterans Writing Project also publishes the work of service members in a literary review called O-Dark Thirty.

  • Horse helping veterans manage battle wounds, — 07/08/2014

    Approximately one year ago, Operation Warrior Refuge, an equine assisted psychotherapy (EAP) program geared toward veterans, active military and first responders, was founded. Operation Warrior Refuge is based in Southern Maryland, at Greenwell State Park in Saint Mary’s County.

  • Answering The Call: How The Lone Survivor Foundation Gives Hope To Veterans And Their Families, — 07/07/2014

    The Lone Survivor Foundation is an organization whose mission is to provide a holistic, integrated approach to restoring hope and wellness to our veterans and their families. The Foundation offers five-day retreats for individual service members, couples and families that are held in scenic locations and offer the healing effect of nature and relaxation.

  • Where horses are heroes, The Boston Globe — 07/07/2014

    The Wild Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Program started a program called Wild Hearts Horses for Heroes, which aims to help veterans and active-duty military personnel address problems that make it difficult to readjust to civilian life, or return to duty, including post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • PA group walks for veterans in Ligonier, TRIB — 07/03/2014

    The men and women dedicated to “Helping our Veterans One Step at a Time” embark on the PA Hero Walk—a 14-day, 320-mile trek in support of veterans.

  • Airmen combat stress with softball, DVIDS — 07/03/2014

    Airmen of the deployed 380th Air Expeditionary Wing have found a way to maintain their physical readiness and combat stress.

  • Harrisburg Vet Center provides support groups, services to veterans, The Sentinel — 07/02/2014

    The Harrisburg Vet Center is offering support services at Aldersgate United Methodist Church starting with three support group meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on July 17, July 31 and Aug. 14.

  • World T.E.A.M. Sports’ CanAm Veterans’ Challenge Concludes July 4 in Washington, BioPortfolio — 07/02/2014

    Injured veterans from Canada, the United States and Denmark are riding Pennsylvania’s and Maryland’s scenic byways to America’s capital this week as the 766-mile, 16 day inaugural CanAm Veterans’ Challenge from non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports concludes.

  • Doctor studies use of special dental splint as an aid to those suffering from post-traumatic stress, Stars and Stripes — 07/01/2014

    Columbus oral surgeon, Dr. Donald Moeller, has been conducting a case series testing the effectiveness of a special splint he has developed to aid people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.


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