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    Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act clears another hurdle
    Every day, 22 American veterans commit suicide. That’s 8,030 suicides by veterans every year. It is a national disgrace that we have to do something to stop.So why are some Republicans in the US Senate opposed to passing the Clay Hunt...
  • What does it take to be a service dog
    What does it take to be a service dog
    There is a lot of conversation regarding ‘service dogs’ right now. We see stories on the Internet and on the news regarding both extremes of this business. Make no mistake it is a business, but so are churches. We have heard a lot of...
  • The Child in Me
    The Reclamation of the Eternal Child: Healing the Trauma of Child Abuse
    Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding - Kahlil GibranThe intention of this article is to encourage the healing of the traumatized child. Carl Jung said: “ In every adult there lurks a child – an...
  • American Sniper
    What "American Sniper" wasn't saying about PTSD
    In the small town of Hood River, OR, a line filed out the door for a 9:00 pm showing of the new hit movieAmerican Sniper. The people in the building were relieved to secure their tickets as someone hung a sign on the door indicating that all three...
  • What is Killing Our Soldiers
    Scientology’s CCHR billboards in North Carolina – what is killing our soldiers
    Yesterday, in Beaufort County, Hwy 17, North Carolina photos of a huge highway billboard of Scientology’s war on ‘Big Pharma’ and psychiatry was sent to the Cult Examiner. The ‘header’ read “What is Killing Our...
  • People should have trigger warnings
    People should have trigger warnings
    As you interact with people you never know how your attitude can affect them. You don't know their past, present issues or just what the day consisted of. A smile and kind greeting can change the entire day. In that same manner, a rude remark...
  • Genetics boost risk for post-traumatic stress disorder
    Genetics boost risk for post-traumatic stress disorder
    According to a new UCLA study, two gene variants to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affect an individual’s risk of developing the condition. The findings could lead to more effective methods to diagnose and treat the disorder. The...
  • Risk of developing diabetes is nearly double in women with PTSD
    Risk of developing diabetes is nearly double in women with PTSD
    Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have nearly twice the risk of developing type 2 diabetes than women who do not have PTSD, says Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. The longitudinal study was announced on...
  • Former JAG on Army guidance for PTSD, OTH discharges of Vietnam-Era veterans
    Former JAG on Army guidance for PTSD, OTH discharges of Vietnam-Era veterans
    On Thursday, the Paulding County Republican Examiner (PCRE) received a statement from Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Larry D. Youngner who, prior to joining the firm, spent 31 years in the military, six years as an Army line officer and 25 years in...
  • Bradley Stone
    Pennsylvania police recover spree killer’s body
    Former Marine Bradley Stone who was suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her family members and seriously wounded another was found Tuesday, in the woods near his home in Montgomery County. He appears to have died from self-inflicted knife...
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    Republican delays passage of Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans
    The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act is a piece of bipartisan legislation designed to reduce the suicide rate among veterans. Currently 22 veterans commit suicide every day. That’s more than 8,000 suicides by veterans...
  • Could FDA Approved Injection for PTSD be a gift from God?
    Could FDA Approved Injection for PTSD be a gift from God?
    PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and affects thousands of soldiers that return home after experiencing horrendous life altering trauma. But this disease does not only affect soldiers it can affect anyone that has been through extreme...
  • Can a child suffer from PTSD?
    Can a child suffer from PTSD?
    Can children suffer the effects of PTSD? Absolutely! PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and is an anxiety disorder that usually manifests after a child or adult experiences a traumatic event. Most people automatically associate PTSD...
  • Camp Lejeune Marine who tried to run down police claims PTSD as defense
    Camp Lejeune Marine who tried to run down police claims PTSD as defense
    A Wednesday night chase that started at Camp Lejeune and ended inside the city limits of Jacksonville, North Carolina, has landed a Marine in jail. Details on the convoluted chase were released by WITN News 7 late last night. Readers might need a...
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder and preterm birth
    Posttraumatic stress disorder and preterm birth
    Many women who serve in the military suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It can also occur as a result of a traumatic experience, such as rape or a terrorist attack, in civilian life. A number of women who suffer from PTSD become...