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“As PTSD cases surge, Army overhauling mental health services”

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This April 11, 2015 article found on the Seattle Times website talks about efforts being made to not only reduce the stigma that soldiers face with regards to seeking mental health care, but also attempting to learn from what has worked or not worked throughout the war in Iraq when it comes to how to better treat combat related stress disorders more effectively.

“Congressmen: Bill would help break down barriers to mental health care”

HONOLULU (May 22, 2010) Sailors from various c...

HONOLULU (May 22, 2010) Sailors from various commands march on Kalakaua Ave. during the Aloha to the Military Ohana celebration and parade. The event was organized to honor active duty military, reservists, wounded warriors, military retirees and veterans of other campaigns and was hosted by the United Service Organization Hawaii, BAE Systems, TriWest Health Care Alliance and the City and County of Honolulu. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Logico/Released) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This May 27, 2013 article, on the Centre Daily Times website,  talks about some of the issues surrounding suicide among military personnel among both those in Active Duty and those who are Veterans

 

 

“Patrick Kennedy focuses on ‘invisible wound'”

, member of the United States House of Represe...

, member of the United States House of Representatives. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This November 8, 2012 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website talks about Patrick Kennedy’s presentation at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association annual meeting in Pittsburgh.

“Panel calls for annual PTSD screening”

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress.

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This July 14, 2012 article found on the Philly.com website talks about a panel’s recommendation to screen military personal for PTSD.

“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

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