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The New York Times | Jul 13, 2021

During the mayhem on Jan. 6, officers lacking helmets sustained brain injuries, cracked ribs and shattered spinal discs. ... Dozens, if not hundreds, of officers are expected to experience post-traumatic stress disorder, experts say.   -- For information on Treatments for PTSD please visit The Treatment Hub.

Military.com | Jul 13, 2021

Kander talks openly about his condition for the first time in the new documentary "Here. Is. Better." from Emmy-winning director Jack Youngelson. The film also profiles Dr. Kathleen Chard and her women veterans' treatment group at the PTSD and Anxiety Disorders Division at the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

NPR | Jul 12, 2021

The new season of the NPR podcast Rough Translation focuses on the growing divide between civilians and the military. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to the podcast co-host Quil Lawrence.

The New York Times | Jul 12, 2021

Not being able to run has made coping with the lingering side effects of her illness, which include reduced lung capacity, cognitive delays, edema, neuropathy and post-traumatic stress disorder, much more difficult. In the past, “running was how I was able to escape,” she said.

KPIX / CBS | Jul 12, 2021

Greg Clark, who played at Stanford and with the San Francisco 49ers, has died of an undisclosed illness, but was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. He was 49.

CBC | Jul 12, 2021

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WRBL | Jul 12, 2021

Fourth of July was over a week ago, but fireworks could be heard days after the holiday. Wayne Wommack a Vietnam Veteran is speaking out in hopes to bring awareness to the stress continued firework usage can cause for veterans who suffer from PTSD.

The New York Times | Jul 12, 2021

The incident on Dhaulagiri was not the first time Richards experienced a mental health episode during a high-stakes expedition. In 2012, he left Everest after suffering a PTSD-related panic attack on the mountain.

ABC News | Jul 12, 2021

A psychiatrist diagnosed De La Cruz with post-traumatic stress disorder. ...Nearly 50% of Hurricane Katrina survivors developed an anxiety or mood disorder, AHPA's report says.

WAVY-TV | Jul 8, 2021

Women veterans who had co-occurring mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, or sleep issues were five times more likely to display moderate to severe PTSD symptoms. - Read the study here.

WPTV / NBC | Jul 8, 2021

Post-traumatic stress disorder is often associated with veterans, but it can affect anyone... For Tania’s specific case, she underwent prolonged exposure therapy to decrease her PTSD symptoms. - For more information about Prolonged Exposure Therapy please visit The Treatment Hub.

WSAZ | Jul 7, 2021

“If they sting, they give up their life, just like a soldier,” said Eric Grandon. He chose to channel his energy and focus into beekeeping. As a 20 year veteran of the U.S. Army, Grandon was looking for a way to cope with the anxiety.

West Virginia Public Radio | Jul 7, 2021

Patients with more severe black lung disease experienced these mental stressors at higher rates.

ABC News | Jul 6, 2021

Dr. Nomi Levy-Carrick, a psychiatrist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, said that while first responders have been trained to deal with the physical and mental demands of their job, that training does not make them invulnerable to the trauma they witness -- and may internalize -- while on scene.

Newsweek | Jul 6, 2021

"PTSD" was trending on Twitter on Monday morning, as people drew attention to the potentially harmful effects of fireworks on veterans living with the condition.

The Washington Post | Jul 5, 2021

Miscarriage, which by some estimates occurs in 1 in 4 pregnancies, can be a very painful experience for pregnant women — but less acknowledged is the pain their partners feel, too. Over the next months, I worked through my emotions and healed from physical symptoms of our miscarriage, but I sometimes forgot that my husband, Peter, had endured a big emotional trauma as well.

ABC 4 | Jul 2, 2021

Campbell is making the trip to raise awareness and support for the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization that gives physical mental, emotional, and physical aid to returned servicemembers.

CBS Boston | Jul 2, 2021

The trauma of war or sexual abuse can be a lifelong struggle. But, therapists in Brookline believe a treatment using the drug MDMA, better known as ecstasy, is the key to bringing relief to those suffering from PTSD.

NBC News | Jul 2, 2021

"I’m reliving the nightmare of what I went through with 9/11," said one woman whose husband was killed 20 years ago.

The New York Times | Jul 2, 2021

Doctors and nurses are reeling from new Covid cases, staff burnout and the prolonged stress of dealing with the pandemic. -- For information on treatments for PTSD please visit The Treatment Hub.

NBC 6 South Florida | Jun 30, 2021

Dr. Lauren Shure from Barry University, a licensed mental health counselor and professor, gave a perspective on what it’s like to experience a traumatic event like the condo collapse.

WSIL-TV | Jun 30, 2021

"Have headphones, avoiding the area altogether. I would encourage that they actually watch the fireworks display, use their grounding techniques, getting their five senses involved and be present."  For PTSD treatment options visit The Treatment Hub

The Washington Post | Jun 29, 2021

Recently retired Dallas Stars defenseman Stephen Johns had a history of concussions and realized during a game last year that his NHL career was over. Depression threatened to take over his life, so Johns decided to rollerblade across the U.S. to bring awareness to mental health.

The Hill | Jun 29, 2021

While “triggers” have been politicized and even used to mock those who suffer trauma, post traumatic stress disorder is no laughing matter. For PTSD treatment options please visit The Treatment Hub.

WBTV | Jun 29, 2021

The USO of North Carolina put on relaxing events across the state on Sunday, which is PTSD Awareness Day – a day to help those affected with PTSD.