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.
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.
Prolonged exposure therapy has patients discuss traumatic memories and face stressful situations.
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“There’s an increasing need to harness resources for returning veterans,” says Todd Bernstein, president of Global Citizen 365.
It has been more than a decade since the terrorist attacks but, for many people, there are still physical and psychological scars.
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.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder suffered by returning war veterans is a growing issue facing both vets and the social service agencies that treat them.
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.
Attorney Stewart Eisenberg says the 61-year-old Vietnam veteran, who suffered from PTSD”, called police in November 2010 to report a stolen bicycle.
First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden Announce ‘Joining Forces’ Initiative At University Of Pennsylvania
First Lady Michelle Obama visited Penn, today, to announce a new initiative in the nation’s nursing schools. The program is aimed at helping veterans and their families.
A local service group for U.S. soldiers is planning a training session to help volunteers learn about PTSD.
With the war in Iraq now over, thousands of troops are leaving the battlefield and heading home where families across the country are getting the emotional homecomings they have been waiting for.
The visit was part of the “Phillies Holiday Week of Giving.”