PTSD

SF Appeals Court Blasts VA Mental Health Care System

Noting that an average of 18 veterans a day commit suicide, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to dramatically overhaul its mental health care system.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Organization Offers Help For Young Gunshot Victims

Oakland hosted a conference of hospital networks dealing with youth violence prevention and victims of gun-related violence.

CBS San Francisco–04/30/2011

Christina Madlener, Jefferson Awards

Jefferson Awards: East Bay Woman Treats Veterans With New Therapy

At least one in five Americans who’ve served in Iraq and Afghanistan return with post traumatic stress disorder. An East Bay therapist has found a way to help by offering an effective treatment not widely available to local veterans.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

Vets Gain Easier Access to PTSD Treatment

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- There’s positive local reaction to a new rule that will affect hundreds of thousands of veterans. Service members will gain easier access to treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

07/10/2010

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