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Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News
Helping fellow vets cope with the stress of returning from war, Stars and Stripes — 1/28/2013
To help find a way to deal with the overwhelming frustration, Harter founded ATV for Vets, an organization that focuses on providing veterans with a stress-free environment while enjoying the outdoors.
‘Providers’ maintain a balanced approach to life’s challenges, DVIDS — 1/28/2013
Soldiers can face challenges while away from Family and friends. These challenges can sometimes affect Troop-morale or add stress to a Soldier’s life.
Surviving PTSD: Helping Your Military Loved Ones Get the Help They Need, The Stir — 1/25/2013
It's frightening to watch a loved one go off to war, but what many military families have discovered is that another battle begins once they return home.
Tampa nonprofit improves veterans' lives with canine companions, Northeast News — 1/25/2013
Chili aficionados and canines recently came together for one common cause: to help disabled veterans live healthier, happier lives.
Healing Arts Provide Outlet for Military Hospital Patients, American Red Cross — 1/24/2013
The American Red Cross is helping military members who are wounded, ill or injured start the healing process with the Service to Armed Forces Healing Arts Program.
U.S. Marine Corps members learn mindfulness meditation and yoga in pilot program to help reduce stress, New York Daily News — 1/24/2013
A pilot program in Camp Pendleton, Calif., is experimenting with Buddhist practices such as mindfulness meditation to help troops deal with stressful situations they face on the job.
MilitaryKidsConnect Military kids website also helps parents, educators, U.S. Air Force — 1/23/2013
The Defense Department website for military children has added new features to help parents and educators explain difficult topics of the military lifestyle to children.
Soldiers, former NFL players discuss life after violence, U.S. Army — 1/23/2013
Former professional football players met "real warriors" Jan. 12, and discovered they had a lot in common.
Yoga helping veterans with PTSD, Wyoming Tribune Eagle — 1/22/2013
Right feet at the front of their mats, knees bent, leaning forward, they stand with their arms in the air in a warrior pose.
Oklahoma veteran speaks out about PTSD and veteran suicide rate, kten.com — 1/22/2013
Floyd says thankfully his leaders pushed for him to get help, and now his therapist is one of the most influential people in his life.
Marines Studying Mindfulness-Based Training, ABC News — 1/21/2013
The U.S. Marine Corps, known for turning out some of the military's toughest warriors, is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness.
Okla. National Guard emphasizes suicide prevention, Atlanta Journal-Constitution — 1/21/2013
As the guard's suicide prevention program manager, Rice knows that a soldier asking for help is an important step in breaking down stigmas that might prevent soldiers from seeking assistance.
Providers sustain a healthay force through Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, DVIDS — 1/18/2013
Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness is an enduring U.S. Army initiative intended to help increase physical and psychological health, resilience and enhance Soldiers, Family Members and Army civilians’ performance.
Life after violence, Northwest Guardian — 1/18/2013
Former professional football players met “real warriors” Saturday and discovered they had a lot in common.
American Legion recruits Roberts for therapy program, Santa Ynez Valley News — 1/17/2013
Upon arrival, on a crisp Saturday morning, a group of soldiers had gathered around to hear Stephen Harrison, a former wounded warrior who had suffered with PTSD himself.