Big Fourth of July festivities coming up this holiday weekend, but for some veterans a popular tradition can trigger painful memories.
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.
Kim Dove, Senior Primary Therapist at Princeton House Behavioral Health in Men’s Trauma, questioned her career and educational choices early in her career.
Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
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.
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.
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.
Ironic, isn’t it, that famous recluse JD Salinger would have such an invasion-of-privacy documentary devoted to him?
“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.