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Soldiers Living With PTSD "You Don't Get Over It"

Simon Hattenstone and Eric Allison

The Guardian

Robert Kilgour blames a history of violence on his time in the army – and he’s not alone. As British soldiers withdraw from Afghanistan and Iraq, we meet the veterans still living in the line of fire… 6,111 more words


OBOC: Engage in the conversation


Staff Writer

Since 2004, Cumberland County College’s One Book One College committee has chosen a book that stimulates important conversations. The committee sifts through 20-30 book suggestions each year and, after months of deliberating, chooses a book for One Book One College(OBOC). 570 more words

Cumberland County College

Using Virtual Reality To Desensitize Troops

Using virtual reality to desensitize troops

By Charlie Hall

A group of clinicians who began treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with virtual reality are now developing a system that could better prepare combat medics for battle. 1,211 more words


Invisible Wounds Follow Veterans Home

‘Invisible wounds’ follow veterans home

Nathan Phelps, Press-Gazette Media

For a generation of veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, adjusting to life after combat presents its own set of challenges and wounds. 1,313 more words


PTSDiaries : Six Months Without Time

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a bit weirded out by the way that new things become old things in terms of life events. 728 more words

Going Boldly

Military Family's Battle Against Mental Health Stigma

In ‘Invisible Front,’ military family’s losses propel battle against mental health stigma

Two brothers from a military family were lost in separate tragedies just months apart. 1,568 more words


Elaina 10/20/2014- Memories, Triggers, and PTSD

October 20th, 2014

Dear Elaina,

What a rough week. You floundered big time. You watched over 20 hours of television this week, something you only do when your PTSD rears its debilitating head. 954 more words