Saturday, March 7, 2009

PTSD in the News

A new weekly feature, Saturdays’ posts will contain links to PTSD articles that hit the web in the past week. The gist here is to key us all in to what’s going on with PTSD all over the world so that we might gain insight into our own experience or find new things that might be helpful.

New Orleans, LA: Free Mental Healthcare for St. Bernard Parish Residents experiencing PTSD when returning home after Katrina

New York, NY: ‘Bent On Yoga’ Program to Help Children with PTSD

Otago, New Zealand: The Brain is Adaptable and Resilient

New Orleans, LA: Study of Hyperbaric Treatment for PTSD

Baltimore, MD: Study Shows Why PTSD Ups Suicide Risk

Denver, CO: How PTSD Impacts A Person

United Kingdom: Manipulating Memory (research may impact PTSD healing)

Combat PTSD Topics:

Chicago, IL: New Art Project Hopes to Help Vets Talk

London: America’s Wounded Veteran’s Get First Class Care

London: The Scandal Of Our Traumatised Troops

Washington, DC: Injured Soldiers, Shelter Dogs Help Each Other

Navy Times: Mental Health Issues Most Common Condition

Beaumont, Texas: Veterans Find Help In Becoming Job-Holding Civilians In Workforce Program

Montgomery, AL: Meeting Helps Vet Groups Find Common Ground

Allentown, PA: PTSD Treatment Center To Help Vets Heal

Bakersfield, CA: Bakersfield Veterans to Get Much Needed Mental Health Services

Nationwide: Free Yoga for Vets

Shreveport, LA: Marine Veteran Gives Warning and Hope at Fort Polk

What do you think about this new feature? Does it hit the mark? Would you prefer to see something else? Leave a comment or shoot me an email.

(Photo: porgunnur porsdottir)

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