December 27, 2017

Handling PTSD during the holidays

According to psychologist Michael Terman, as many as 60 million Americans suffer winter doldrums. Consequently, they often don’t find much to celebrate during the holiday season. […]
December 15, 2017

Hyperbaric treatments offer new promise for Veterans with chronic PTSD

Hyperbaric therapy uses pressure to increase the body’s oxygen supply and promote healing. What’s old is new again, at least when it comes to treating persistent […]
December 11, 2017

[Podcast] #68: Benefits Breakdown – Veterans Crisis Line

I promote the Veterans Crisis Line whenever I can. It is a very important resource to be aware of and I try to remind people however […]
December 9, 2017

The Stone: For Veterans, a Path to Healing “Moral Injury”

When you have a physical injury, go to the doctor. A psychological injury? Get thee to a psychiatrist. But what can be done if you suffer […]
December 7, 2017

VA exploring alternative treatments for TBI and PTSD

Today VA announced that it will use two innovative treatments to ease the everyday challenges associated with living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder […]
December 6, 2017

Google uses VA expertise to help individuals identify signs of PTSD

Noticing the signs and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) early and finding the right treatment option can help people recover. That’s why Google called on VA when […]
December 5, 2017

Staff shortage impacting local vets program

Local veterans advocates are encouraging the Veterans Administration to restore a counseling program for veterans in Grant County with post-traumatic stress disorder. Steve Bull, the former […]
December 1, 2017

Guitar raffle to help fund VA music therapy program

A red, white and blue guitar signed by musician Ted Nugent may become just the ticket for establishing a music therapy program at the Roseburg Veterans […]
November 30, 2017

Man’s best friend helps vets cope with life

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — For some veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, a service dog can be life changing. On Wednesday, several veterans received a service dog-in-training […]