The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) might sound like a cultural relic, hardly taken seriously in the 21st century, but it is actively recruiting American Veterans. A recent VICE documentary takes an inside jour… Source: The KKK Recruiting VeteransRead More The KKK Recruiting Veterans This is the article yesterday’s post was referring.
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 […]Read More PTSD Treatment for Veterans: What’s Working, What’s New, and What’s Next
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 […]Read More Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (Christian Reformed Church)
Causes: Human Service Organizations, Military & Veterans Organizations, Philanthropy, Public Foundations, Veterans Mission: Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. In 2007, 1stLt Travis Manion (USMC) was killed in Iraq while saving his wounded teammates. Today, Travis’ legacy lives on in the words he spoke […]Read More Travis Manion Foundation
Causes: Disaster Aid, Disaster Preparedness & Relief Services, Military & Veterans Organizations, Travelers Aid, Veterans Mission: Soldiers’ Angels is a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and their families. Founded by the mother of two American soldiers, […]Read More Soldiers’ Angels
A new study supports what a small group of military researchers hassuspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain. In early 2012, a neuropathologist named Daniel Perl was examining a slide of human brain tissue when he saw something odd and unfamiliar in the wormlike squiggles and folds. It looked like brown dust; a […]Read More What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?
The support of friends and family members is critical for servicemembers experiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), especially when many service members choose not to get the help they need because of the stigma that surrounds psychological health care. Paul Rose, the author of this Navy Medicine Live blog post knows this firsthand. Read […]Read More Supporting a Family Member with PTSD
Josef I. Ruzek, PhD, Erika Curran, MSW, Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD, Fred D. Gusman, MSW, Steven M. Southwick, MD, Pamela Swales, PhD, Robyn D. Walser, PhD, Patricia J. Watson, PhD, and Julia Whealin, PhD From Chapter 4, Iraq War Clinician Guide. In this section from the Iraq War Clinician Guide, we discuss treatment of […]Read More Treatment of the Returning Iraq War Veteran