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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Therapist Finds Her Career Niche Working With Philadelphia PTSD Patients

Kim Dove, Senior Primary Therapist at Princeton House Behavioral Health in Men’s Trauma, questioned her career and educational choices early in her career.

11/17/2014

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Phila. Forum Highlights Growing Incidence of PTSD in City’s Children

Post-traumatic stress disorder, “PTSD,” is a malady commonly associated with war veterans. But children living in Philadelphia’s most violent neighborhoods are showing signs of it, too.

03/18/2014

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Women’s Center Offers Counseling On Gender-Specific Issues

Inside the Veterans Multi-Service Center on North Fourth Street, in the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge, a room has been set aside specifically for women, for the first time.

01/18/2014

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Local Professor Suggests Teen Sex Abuse Victims Confront Trauma Head-On

Prolonged exposure therapy has patients discuss traumatic memories and face stressful situations.

12/26/2013

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Health: Mental Health Issues & The Military

Could the bloodshed in Washington, D.C. have been prevented? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on that part of the story.

09/17/2013

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Movie Review: ‘Salinger’

Ironic, isn’t it, that famous recluse JD Salinger would have such an invasion-of-privacy documentary devoted to him?

09/12/2013

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Daylong Event at Philadelphia City Hall Focuses on Services For Veterans

“There’s an increasing need to harness resources for returning veterans,” says Todd Bernstein, president of Global Citizen 365.

09/11/2013

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Coping With September 11th

It has been more than a decade since the terrorist attacks but, for many people, there are still physical and psychological scars.

09/11/2013

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Health: Seeing Eye Dogs Behind The Scenes Training

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the lives being changed and a behind the scene look at the special training.

07/09/2013

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Experts: PTSD Growing Issue Among Veterans, Social Service Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder suffered by returning war veterans is a growing issue facing both vets and the social service agencies that treat them.

01/19/2013

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Former Navy Doctor Looks At PTSD From Within

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is the hell of war that follows you home and a former Navy doctor’s book looks at the ailment, from the inside.

07/14/2012

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Family Sues Police Departments, Taser Corp. Over Death of Agitated Pa. Man

Attorney Stewart Eisenberg says the 61-year-old Vietnam veteran, who suffered from PTSD”, called police in November 2010 to report a stolen bicycle.

06/13/2012

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