Tag: mental health

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Another perspective on suicide prevention

I have personally known a few veterans that have taken their lives in the battle to overcome deep seeded personal emotional problems. Here in our

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Support Pets for Vets

Battle Buddies of Central Oregon is a local nonprofit dedicated to preventing veteran suicides through canine companionship and training as … Read full story and keep

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Million Veteran Program sheds light on PTSD genes

A VA Million Veteran Program study identified locations in the human genome related to the risk of re-experiencing traumatic memories, the most distinctive symptom of posttraumatic stress

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PTSD: Veterans gather to battle it

A local support group has formed to help veterans who are affected by post-traumatic stress disorder Read full story and keep up to date on

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Bend forum set on veterans’ behavioral health

The Oregon Legislature invested $3.1 million over two biennia toward veterans behavioral health. OHA and ODVA dedicated a portion of the funding … Read full story