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 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 […]
November 7, 2017

Veteran shares his experience overcoming homelessness and sexual assault

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A veteran shared his traumatic experiences in the military and how he overcame them to a crowd at Rogue Community College on Tuesday. […]
October 12, 2017

PTSD Treatment: How AI Is Helping Veterans With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

There is a real appeal to shouting into the void: the ubiquity of Google search as confessional, the popularity of PostSecret, the draw of confiding in a trusted friend with the […]
October 11, 2017

Veteran finds peace in service bird

Almost sixty years later, Mike Batnick still doesn’t like talking about it. “The incident I had involved a Marine, a .45 automatic, and a nuclear weapon,” […]
October 3, 2017

New mobile app help Veterans cope with TBI

Of the 600,000 Veterans who call Washington State Home, it is estimated that one in five have some level of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). To […]
September 26, 2017

Pledge to “Be There” for Veterans in need

This blog first appeared on InsideSources. Suicide is a public health crisis and VA is launching a national effort to reduce suicide by identifying the warning signs, pointing […]
September 25, 2017

Army vet hikes across the country for PTSD awareness: ‘It’s making a difference’

PORTLAND, Ore. – Army veteran Eli Smith is walking to all four corners of the United States to raise awareness about veteran PTSD. The Ohio native […]