Senate Blocks Veteran’s Bill: Jon Stewart’s Response

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Senate kills bill that would help veterans–tries to add Iran sanction to make it pass.

What Your Doctor Never Taught You About PTSD

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Dr. Jed Diamond shares some basic insights into what PTSD is as well as what methods have had some success in treating it.

What You Learn From Deployments and How They Change Your Family

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Marie Roker-Jones Shares what she’s learned over three of her husband’s deployments.

Veterans of Foreign Wars “Mane Event” Campaign

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In an effort to support veterans and the VFW, people nationwide have pledged to cut their hair this Veterans Day.

Darkness on the Edge of Town

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Depression and PTSD may always be on the edges of your heart, but it’s how you deal with it that counts.

Waitin’ on a Sunny Day

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On my PTSD, a Bruce Springsteen concert, and how I have to learn to open up in order to heal.

Comfortably Numb: Living with PTSD

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Scott McIntyre reflects on his diagnosis and what it’s like to live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dirty Little Secrets: Men, Trauma, and Mental Health

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After his father was declared an enemy of the state in Uganda, his family fled. Now a successful consultant and men’s group leader, Kenny D’Cruz continues to heal from a life marked by persecution and mental illness.

New Report Sheds New Light On PTSD

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Kathryn DeHoyos discusses what we know, or more importantly what we don’t know about PTSD.

“People don’t wake up one day and decide that suicide is something they want to do.”

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This is a comment by Tom B on the post “How to Help Someone Who Is Feeling Suicidal”.

52 Days in NICU: A Father and his Son

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Mark Brislin shares the story of his son in hopes that other dads of preemies won’t feel so alone.

Veterans’ Wives Get Creative to Draw Attention to PTSD

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A group of wives whose husbands have been suffering with combat-related PTSD decided they would do anything to get people talking about PTSD, so they sent messages on their own skin.

Trauma Recovery: The Inner War on Terror

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The U.S. loses more of its soldiers to suicide than to combat. What trauma specialists have learned from sex abuse survivors may help combat veterans heal, as well. MaleSurvivor’s Chris Anderson reports.

Trigger Warning: I’m About to Talk About Trigger Warnings

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Joanna Schroeder explores the overuse of the term “Trigger Warning” in the blogosphere, and wonders whether the term actually serves to undermine the security of trauma survivors.

“Men Love a Plan”: Men, Depression and Doctors

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Christopher Banks talks to Dr. George Forgan-Smith, a Melbourne GP, about helping men cope with depression, PTSD and mental distress.

Soldier to Latino Troops: “Take That Warrior Mask Off and if You Need It, Get Help”

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“I tell my Hispanic brothers that are still serving, don’t let pride get in the way,” Martinez said. “Pride’s going to kill you. Take that warrior mask off and if you need to, get help. Get it in the beginning stages, and not later.”