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Students Rising Above Sometimes Forced To Overcome PTSD

Living 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.

06/26/2014

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Inner-City Oakland Youth Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In 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.”

05/16/2014

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

10/09/2013

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Combat Veterans Use Photography To Cope With PTSD

Veterans suffering from PTSD and other mental challenges are processing their emotions in a photography class at the VA’s Menlo Park campus.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/28/2013

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‘The Long Road Home Project’ Helps Returning Bay Area Veterans

A Bay area organization is hitting the road and taking five veterans on a cross country bike tour.

07/05/2012

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Bay Area Veterans Organize Cross-Country Bike Tour

A Bay area organization is hitting the road and taking five veterans on a cross-country bike tour.

07/04/2012

A mural listing the names of the 4,484 U.S. soldiers killed during the Iraq War is being painted in "Veterans Alley" in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco ‘Veterans Alley’ Mural To List Soldiers Killed In Iraq

Veterans on Wednesday began painting the names of the 4,484 U.S. soldiers who were killed during the Iraq War on a mural in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.

06/27/2012

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KCBS In Depth: PTSD and Stress

An interview with Dr. David Spiegel on the growing issue of post-traumatic stress disorder.

04/08/2012

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Body Near Santa Clara County Orchard Is Mother Of Iraq Vet

The body of a missing Gilroy woman, mother of an Iraq War vet who killed his young sister before killing himself last week, was found Thursday near a well-known orchard in unincorporated Santa Clara County, according to Gilroy police.

03/22/2012

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VA Hopes Gilroy Headlines Won’t Prevent Veterans From Seeking PTSD Treatment

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping Thursday’s murder-suicide involving an Iraq War vet does not discourage vets with PTSD to seek treatment.

03/16/2012

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