Huffington Post article on children and spouses of veterans. Read here.
NYTimes from their ‘At War Blog: Notes from the Front Lines’ on veterans seeking mental health help. Read here.
The Veterans’ Affairs blog posts an interesting article about negative stereotype of veterans and how they can be countered. Interesting read. Check it out here.
Combat Catharsis by Jon R. Anderson. (Photo credit: Rob Curtis)
An article in Army Times about the therapeutic benefits of soldiers telling their stories of combat. The article can be read here.
A site dedicated to wellness resources for the military and their families.
Veteran enrolled in community college wrote an essay about his addiction to violence and was subsequently barred from the school’s campus. Article can be read here.
Online documentary series about the experiences of Afghanistan and Iraq veterans as they return home.
Using photographs, short video-clips and interviews the New York Times recounts one battalion’s experience being deployed to Afghanistan.
‘How Social Media is Making Veteran Service Organizations Better’
An article by Lisa Waananen on Mashable.com. Check out the article here.
“The Docs: A graphic novel”
This graphic novel is aimed at helping military first responders deal with the stresses of combat.
“Medal of Honor” video game set in Afghanistan sparks controversy.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Christian music, the military and the New Testament story of Lazarus.
For many, a common theme would be difficult to see.
For Drew Reese, they represent experiences that have molded his character and shaped the course of his life. He serves in the military, he was once Lazarus and music saved him from languishing in a dark, foul tomb. The Orange County, Calif., native now lives to share his talents with the hope of awakening others and lifting their spirits heavenward…
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Filmmaker Ellen Goosenberg Kent on whether or not PTSD is a real ailment: “If you have any doubt that PTSD is a real thing or you wonder what causes it or you think PTSD happens because the war is good or it’s bad or you come home a hero or villain, it’s really irrelevant. What’s really relevant is that the experience of war — and experiencing man’s inhumanity to man — causes psychological damage. And that’s really what we wanted to show.”
Ingrid Dinter’s site recently won the “2010 Top Blog on PTSD.” She offers a free, downloadable ebook educating the public on EFT and PTSD and in a stress project that has gotten enough attention that Walter Reed is duplicating it, many combat vets can qualify for 6 free, confidential eft…