PTSD

Local veteran Mike Malloy has started a foundation, and is trying to crowdsource funding for PTSD K9s to help other vets. (CBS SF)

Bay Area Veteran Trains $15K PTSD Therapy Dogs To Help Others Heal From War

Veterans 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.

05/15/2015

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female 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.

11/24/2014

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When 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.

10/23/2014

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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

Oakland officers at the scene of a manhunt near Roosevelt Middle School  (CBS)

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

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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

Photo Class for Veterans

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

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