Firefighters' Rates Of PTSD Similar To Combat VeteransFirefighters’ rates of PTSD are not unlike those of combat veterans, according to new research.
Veteran's Service Dog Goes Missing On Fourth Of JulyA Bay Area veteran is desperately looking for her lost service dog.
Research Shows PTSD Could Take Years Off A Veteran's LifeAs if returning from the battlefield with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome wasn’t bad enough, new research shows that war can take years off a veteran’s life as well.
Man Shot At Chris Brown Concert In San Jose Sues Singer, Venue For Not Providing Security For Fans, PTSDA man shot and wounded at a private party hosted by R & B singer Chris Brown at a San Jose nightclub last January has filed a lawsuit against the singer and the venue.
Bay Area Veteran Trains $15K PTSD Therapy Dogs To Help Others Heal From WarVeterans coming home from war are finding that dogs are one of the best ways to cope with PTSD. But the dogs are very expensive to train and are currently not covered by the Veterans Affairs.
Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military LifeFemale vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.
Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military LifeWhen Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
Students Rising Above Sometimes Forced To Overcome PTSDLiving around violence in the inner city is making children sick. Kids living in high crime areas have a higher rate of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than soldiers because they are living in “virtual combat zones”, according to Dr. Howard Spivak of the Centers for Disease Control.
Inner-City Oakland Youth Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderIn the inner city, a health problem is making it harder for young people to learn. The Centers for Disease Control said 30 percent of inner-city kids suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a medical condition that some observers outside the urban core have taken to calling "hood disease."
San Francisco’s Efforts To House Homeless Veterans Making Headway According to San Francisco's director of housing opportunity, 110 chronically homeless veterans have been found a place to stay through the program in the past 100 days.
Combat Veterans Use Photography To Cope With PTSDVeterans suffering from PTSD and other mental challenges are processing their emotions in a photography class at the VA's Menlo Park campus.