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Life-Altering Injury & ptsd

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Tough as They Come

Thousands have been wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five have survived quadruple amputee injuries. This is one soldier’s story. Thousands of soldiers die every year to defend their country.

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Disabled Veterans Help Each Other Heal Through Fly Fishing

In 1968, Edward Veaudry was drafted to the US ARMY and during his service he transported over 400 deceased GI’s to Saigon where they were taken home to US soil.

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Where War Ends: A Combat Veteran’s 2,700-Mile Journey to Heal―Recovering from PTSD and Moral Injury through Meditation

Winner of a 2019 Foreword INDIES Silver Book of the Year Award After serving in a scout-sniper platoon in Mosul, Tom Voss came home carrying invisible wounds of war—the memory of doing or witnessing things that went against his fundamental beliefs.

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Revealing the Trauma of War

Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldiers in ways many can’t articulate. Some use art therapy, creating painted masks to express how they feel.

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How veterans and dogs can save each other | David Shade | TEDxRoseTree

David Shade discovered how powerful the relationship between humans and dogs can be and asks a very simple question that may help veterans returning to civilan life. He came back from Afghanistan in 2007, having served as a paratrooper in the United States Army, earning a Purple Heart for valor.

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For US Veterans, What Does it Mean to Heal a Moral Injury?

In a path to heal, a clinician guides a veteran through a conversation with an imaginary and benevolent “moral authority” to talk about the act or event that has caused suffering. The patient then describes the regret and sorrow that has followed, and asks for forgiveness or a chance to atone.

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Wellness Design Brings Home Benefits To Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Fortunately, there are treatments available for both TBIs and PTSD, and some involve adding wellness design features to the vet’s home to help manage the physical and psychological challenges.

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After the War Zone: A Practical Guide for Returning Troops and Their Families

Two experts from the VA National Center for PTSD provide an essential resource for service members, their spouses, families, and communities, sharing what troops really experience during deployment and back home.

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