Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors

Causes: Counseling, Mental Health, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans Mission: TAPS is a national nonprofit organization offering comfort and care to anyone affected by the death of someone who served in the Armed Forced. We offer peer-based emotional support, crisis response and intervention, grief and trauma, casework assistance, long-term survivor wellness, and community and military […]

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Patient Engagement in PTSD Treatment

For patients with PTSD to derive the greatest benefit from available evidence-based psychotherapies and psychiatric medications they must be able to fully engage in their treatment. However, a wealth of published data demonstrates that a majority of service members and Veterans with PTSD are not successful in doing so (e.g., Hoge et al., 2014; Spoont, […]

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Operation Second Chance

Causes: Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans Mission: We are patriotic citizens committed to serving our wounded, injured and ill combat veterans. We support Veterans and their families by building relationships and identifying and supporting immediate needs and interests. We are dedicated to promoting public awareness of the many sacrifices made by our Armed Forces. Target […]

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Men’s Loneliness

“At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self.”  – Brendan Behan For millennia, men have enjoyed a disproportionate amount of we… Source: Men’s Loneliness

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Intermission Story (3) – Cpl. Delmer R. Beam & PTSD

  https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/40099923/posts/9947 Taken from the book, “Soldiers Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs” with permission by Myra Miller; written by Marshall Miller. War Stories don’t always end when the shooting stops and soldiers return to civilian life.  The family of former Army Corporal Delmer Beam can tell you all about he horrors of Post-Traumatic Stress […]

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Why I Explain My PTSD by My Symptoms

https://www.healthyplace.com/blogs/traumaptsdblog/2017/05/why-i-explain-my-ptsd-by-my-symptoms/ It can be difficult to explain posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms to friends, but it helps me to do so. PTSD symptoms include an array of possibilities such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks, difficulty bonding, addiction, insomnia, and dissociation. People experience PTSD in very different ways, based on their trauma history, resilience, supports and a myriad […]

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PTSD Treatments: PTSD Therapy, PTSD Medications Can Help

https://www.healthyplace.com/ptsd-and-stress-disorders/ptsd/ptsd-treatments-ptsd-therapy-ptsd-medications-can-help/ PTSD treatments that have been scientifically validated can be very helpful in reducing and/or alleviating the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD therapy and PTSD medications are effective treatments for those experiencing this severe anxiety disorder, developed after a traumatic event. For PTSD treatment, these techniques are usually combined for the best outcome […]

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