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“Vet uses music to heal — but says he’s no ‘hero'”

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This July 9, 2012 article found on The Sentinel website, talks about what one Veteran is doing to not only help himself, but to help others along the way.  He plays guitar and sings about his experiences in Iraq as a way to promote healing for himself and others.

“Erie VA hopes to get some of nationwide increase in mental-health staff”

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This article found on GoErie.com on April 19, 2012 talks about the Erie VA’s work to expand existing services they offer to be ready for veterans returning from Iraq

“Times In-Depth: Iraq War soldier with PTSD helps other veterans suffering with disorder”

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This article found on GoErie.com dated March 21, 2012 talks about one Iraq Veteran who is in recovery from PTSD, and as he walks his own journey, he helps other Veterans as a Peer-Support Specialist at the VA in Erie, PA

“Study tracks veterans’ drug use”

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This article found on GoErie.com dated March 12, 2012 talks about concerns over recent studies on pain-killer use by Veterans with PTSD.

“Invisible wounds of war: There’s an app for that?”

http://www.timesonline.com/news/politics/invisible-wounds-of-war-there-s-an-app-for-that/article_45cab9b1-2713-5c7d-b416-e466716c463b.html

This article was found in the Beaver County Times dated, July 26, 2011.  It discusses smartphone apps designed by the Pentagon to help military personal with issues related to PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury.

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