November 12, 2018

New HBO documentary puts a much-needed face to complex veteran struggles with PTSD

Furthermore, female veterans experience military-related sexual trauma at a …. We’re not getting the perspective of the men and women who served.
November 9, 2018

Veterans Services Expand Lines For Life

PORTLAND, Ore.— November 9th, 2018, state, community and national leaders will convene to celebrate the expansion of Lines for Life’s work with the Veterans Crisis Line […]
November 6, 2018

Clay Hunt summit connects vets to mental health resources

The Central Oregon Vet Center’s mobile unit is parked in the Ericksons Thriftway parking lot in Burns the fourth full week of the month on Thursdays. […]
November 3, 2018

Veterans talk depression, PTSD, other issues in documentary produced by Corvallis man

“The Grunt Film Project” follows four veterans from the Mid-Valley who talk … After serving from 2012 to 2016, Mogler decided to attend Oregon State …
November 1, 2018

Scientists Say Energy Drinks Make It Harder To Treat PTSD

Energy drinks like Rip-It and Wild Tiger may be essential fuel for hard-charging U.S. service members, but they’re only exacerbating mental health issues and behavioral issues, […]
October 29, 2018

When Female Veterans Return Home

First Lieutenant Brie Zeiger tried to stifle her fear as the C-130 transport plane she was riding in began its descent toward Forward Operating Base …
October 21, 2018

Mental Health First Aid course to be offered for veterans

Samaritan Health Services invites community members, including military members, veterans and their families, to register for a veteran-focused Mental Health First Aid course.
October 18, 2018

VA Struggles To Reach Other-Than-Honorable-Discharge Vets In Need Of Help

VA says 115 vets with other-than-honorable discharges received mental health care last year under a new program. Veterans advocates say it’s a tiny fraction of such […]
October 12, 2018

PTSD and Other Mental Health Trauma Becoming More Prevalent in Oregon

The fact is that trauma impacts more than just veterans. After implementation of the Affordable Care Act in 2014, Oregon Health Authority started …