Free Life Saving App

FREE mobile application for suicide prevention. This is the most important part of the app I think. In the moment of despair or desperation we are not going to remember to dial 800 274 8255 and press 1 on tap of it all. In those moment dialing a phone number is the furthers thing in […]

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No Warriors Left Behind

This is a project I’ve been working on for the past year. This project was developed to save lives, inform, and bring the military community together. It will save lives by making it easy for suicidal veterans to connect to a person who can help them right away. It will provide information and links that […]

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Military women are at the same risk of PTSD as men, study finds

A woman takes part in a training exercise at Marine Corps Base Quantico. (Molly A. Burgess/Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Research Communications) As high-ranking military chiefs debate allowing women into the front lines of combat, researchers from the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs are adding new research to the mix: Women warriors are at the same […]

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Women Veterans: Her Own Field of Combat

We met her at an LA Collaborative meeting.  That’s the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, a group of community stakeholders, agencies and representatives serving veterans and military families in Greater Los Angeles. Like the NVF’s Women Veteran Outreach Coordinator Leaphy Khim, this woman Is a veteran.  The two of them sat together in an early morning […]

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Wounded Warriors Family Support

Percent of total expenses spent on programs and services: 83% Not to be confused with the Wounded Warrior Project — which also does fine work, but allocates just 60% of its donations to programs while spending a staggering 34% on fundraising initiatives — Wounded Warriors Family Support lends its assistance to the loved ones of […]

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PTSD Treatment for Veterans: What’s Working, What’s New, and What’s Next

Miriam Reisman More than a decade of war in the Middle East has pushed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the forefront of public health concerns. The last several years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans seeking help for PTSD,1 shining a spotlight on this debilitating condition and raising […]

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Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (Christian Reformed Church)

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Veterans Resource Guide These resources focus on PTSD as a result of combat or military exposure. Many voices are calling for the church to be a significant partner in the complex readjustment process of returning home. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after one has […]

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