Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Pittsburgh was the latest stop in a national, 10-city tour for the screening of a film called “That Which I Love Destroys Me.”
The number of veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder is staggering.
Legalizing medical marijuana — the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.
They’re wounded Iraq War veterans still suffering from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, but they consider themselves fortunate to have survived the improvised explosives and mortar attacks that nearly took their lives.
The story of former U.S. Army Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan and his service dog Tuesday is about much more than a man and his pet. You see, Tuesday is not a pet.
For children returning to school after a violent event there, being scared is to be expected.
Another movie crew has set up shop in the Pittsburgh area, but this one’s a little different. They call themselves “Project 22,” and today, they arrived in Pittsburgh for a two-day filming blitz. They are […]
Another movie crew has set up shop in the Pittsburgh area, but this one’s a little different.
It’s difficult for veterans to acclimate to life post-war, it’s even more difficult for disabled veterans to adapt.
After a traumatic event, some people have trouble sleeping, feelings of anger and heightened alertness. If this persists, it could be post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Symptoms of PTSD can affect as many as 1 in 8 people who survive.