Best of luck to you both.
“Binge drinking or other attempts to use alcohol to self-medicate could be sabotaging any therapy efforts,” says Norman Haughey, professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins University.

Drinking to forget could make PTSD worse, research shows | Knowridge Science Report
This is an amazing interview Denzel did! I love the way he was blunt and put things into a good perspective for others.
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As we released earlier this year, we are working with agency Area 23/FCB Health, and have created headphones that don't just cancel the noise, they actually play messages of gratitude to veterans alongside the firework explosions. They would like to hear from veterans by taking this survey and sharing your thoughts. It will only take a moment of your time to answer 10 quick questions. Thanks...
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Speaking Fireworks Survey
Happy Veterans Day. And what better way to say thank you, then over 900 young children singing, "God Bless the USA." Their thanks and patriotism can be heard when they sing this song, it was amazing. The kids also got to hear a WWII veteran tell his story and share his memories, including the history of the LST ships. It was one of the most amazing things to witness and hear.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said earlier Saturday the destroyer Mason appeared "to have come under attack."

U.S. ships defend themselves from 3rd missile attack off Yemen's coast
It's not just the U.S. Military affected by Mefloquine. Many countries are finding the exact same effects in the veterans who took this drug. "It’s the luck of the draw. For some people (mefloquine) doesn’t do anything, but if you’re predisposed to mental illness, one pill can damage you and have a lasting effect.”

Soldiers say they signed away their rights when they joined the Army
**Attention*** Huge Announcement!!! The next step in helping veterans with Fireworks. The signs were a great first step. It brought awareness to the issue, it helped many veterans stay in the community instead of running away or avoiding the issue, and it helped many neighborhoods start a conversation. However, that still did not help veterans fully enjoy the holiday with family and friends....
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The Speaking Fireworks Experience

The Speaking Fireworks: A transformative 4th of July experience for vets with PTSD

A big thank you to all of the VA workers who made this happen. Well done.

Dying GA veteran’s wish to go fishing one last time granted
Today especially, I can't help but think about all of those that now have PTSD. The civilians who lost loved ones, the first responders who lost brothers and sisters while putting their life on the line as well. PTSD is associated more with veterans, but I think many don't realize that you don't have to be in combat to be diagnosed with this.
Ideas to cope with 9/11
Today is National Suicide Awareness Day. Keep this number handy and please reach out if you need help.
We just saw that Actor and Army Veteran Gene Wilder (a.k.a. Willy Wonka) passed away. RIP

Remembering Gene Wilder, Army Veteran - Under the Radar
"What hurts veterans and our public image is when we create these false standards around what is, is not, and should be considered honorable military service whether in combat or not. The value of military service is that you personally made the decision to put aside your own interests for the greater interests of your country, your unit, and your fellow soldiers, airmen, Marines, and sailors."

The Dangerous Perception That Is Hurting The Veterans Community
Stand Down He has been found safe.
Abbey D’Agostino of Team USA and New Zealand’s Nikki Hamblin fell during their race. D'Agoatino, stayed and helped Hamblin get up. Moments later the women start to run and it was D'Agoatino who slowed down, with an injured ankle, and in obvious pain. Hamblin turns around, stops, and them comes back to return the favor and help D'Agoatino. They willed themselves and each other to finish the...
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Huge Congrats to Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Sam Kendricks on his Bronze Medal. First Pole Vault medal since 2004 for the U.S.