FDA Calls Ecstasy A 'Breakthrough' Drug For PTSDAccording to reports, MDMA helps patients deal with traumatic memories by relieving some of the stress associated with the experience.
Trash Collector Helps Toddler Traumatized By Tornado Overcome Fear Of Loud NoisesA toddler suffering from post traumatic stress disorder has found relief, and a new friend, in the unlikeliest of places.
New Device Helps People Battle Anxiety & DepressionFolks who suffer from anxiety, insomnia, depression and pain and have tried everything to get some relief now have a new, alternative option in the Pittsburgh region.
Veteran & Pittsburgh Native Helps Vets With Medical Service DogsTom Cannon was visiting New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. He watched as the World Trade Center towers collapsed.
Veteran Sues Morgantown Landlord Over Service DogA former Marine has sued two Morgantown rental companies he says refused to rent an apartment to him if he brought his service dog.
Pittsburghers Screen New Documentary Offering Uncensored Look At PTSDPittsburgh was the latest stop in a national, 10-city tour for the screening of a film called "That Which I Love Destroys Me."
Mercer Co. Charity’s “Canines For Vets” Program Helping Dogs, Veterans In NeedThe number of veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder is staggering.
KD Investigation: Congressman Wants Answers In Vet SuicidesAfter fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq -- returning U.S. veterans are committing suicide in astounding numbers.
Grieving Father: VA Isn't Doing Enough To Prevent Vet SuicidesHis son survived the war, but lost the battle at home.
Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military LifeFemale vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
New Engineering Lab Helping Wounded Vets Find New LifeThey'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.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.