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Veteran Is Comforted By PTSD

December 25, 2017

Veteran Is Comforted By PTSD

Michael Madden is a cotton candy maker who works in New Castle. He started a cotton candy business is to pay for his guide dog. Michael adopted a service dog named Shiloh in 2016. They two quickly bonded. Michael has been suffering from emotional distress ever since he left Iraq. Michael has paid for most […]

December 19, 2017

AI for Better Management of Veterans’ Healthcare

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to assist in improving healthcare for combat vets. With healthcare regimens, what works for one person does not necessarily work for the next. AI will, therefore, help with planning regimens while taking into account sensitivity to medication and things like cultural values. When […]

December 9, 2017

Combating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Dillion Naslund was a 25 year old veteran having served with the 133rd Regiment and served in Iraq for 4 years and had just come from a 1 year Middle East deployment. Just like other parents, the Naslunds were happy to have their son back home and he also seemed to enjoy being back and […]

May 5, 2017

Veterans Want People to Truly Understand PTSD

PTSD, which stands for post traumatic stress disorder, is a condition that is often associated with veterans. PTSD can develop after soldiers are in stressful, violent and frightening conditions due to war and combat.   There are several misconceptions that the public have about PTSD, and veterans want people to know that while the condition […]

May 4, 2017

What Veterans Want Others to Understand About PTSD

For many people, Veteran’s Day is a time to show appreciation to the men and women who put their lives on the line to defend our country. This past Veteran’s Day, however, there are many U.S. citizens who are concerned about the lack of respect that the new president has for war veterans, since he […]

April 26, 2017

Oklahoma Veteran Helping People Who Are Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Blue Winds Dancing Sanctuary is a non-profit farm that is located in Oklahoma. The purpose of this organization is to help people deal with post-traumatic stress disorder. Ingrid Huffman is owner of the Blue Winds Sanctuary. She is also a former veteran.   Ingrid served in both the Army and Navy Nurse Corps. She is […]

February 17, 2017

Veterans With PTSD Find Comfort With Art Therapy

Art therapy has been a growing trend of using artistic mediums to deal with or work through traumatic situations or issues that cause mental anguish. One non-profit oganization in the UK is using this innovative form of therapy as a treatment for veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.   The Tyrwhitt House is a […]