Category: PTSD and TBI

World Premiere ‘Fallujah’ – The First Opera About The Iraq War Experience

Army National Guard on 7th Street – Long Beach, CA – March 12, 2016 – 8 p.m. PT Long Beach Opera, explore.org and KCETLink Media Group Collaborate to Launch a Modern Opera About War and PTSD KCET Public Television in Southern California and the Link TV National Satellite Network To Broadcast Live Performance of “Fallujah” on March 18 at 8… Read more

At-Risk Veterans and The Holidays

The #holidays can be stressful. When a #Veteran you know is at risk and in crisis #VeteransCrisisLine is here. Call 1-800-273-8255 & Press 1 The holiday season can be a time of stress, depression, or feeling overwhelmed. It’s important to recognize when emotions reach a crisis point — especially when thoughts of suicide arise. Learn to recognize warning signs in… Read more
Service Dogs

Florida Law Against Fake Service Dogs

Florida law makes using fake service dogs a criminal offense starting today, July 1, 2015. If caught, someone could face up to 60 days in jail, along with a $500 fine. To figure out if the dog is real or fake, business owners can only ask two questions. For those interested in reading the law: Florida-Law-Fake-Service-Dogs… Read more

National PTSD Awareness Day – June 27, 2015

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Click here to see our PTSD/TBI Resource List Today, June 27, 2015 marks PTSD Awareness Day. Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical… Read more
Nonprofit Members

New Nonprofit Member Working With PTSD – PTSD Resources List

We proudly welcome Veterans Foundation to our nonprofit section. The Institute for Integrative Therapy, a DBA of Veterans Foundation, Inc., purpose is to conduct research on PTSD, development programs to resolve veterans and their families, and provide intensive in-home and field mental health services to severely disturbed, homeless, underserved veterans. Do you work for a nonprofit organization that directly or… Read more

VA Target of Class Action Lawsuit Over Disability Benefits

VA Target of Class Action Lawsuit Over Disability Benefits A lawsuit filed in the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims against The Department of Veterans Affairs and Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of Veteran Affairs could potentially affect the outcomes of thousands of cases stuck in administrative limbo. The suit, filed by Marine vet Conley Monk, Jr. a Vietnam veteran… Read more
VOBeacon News & Events

Kentucky Women Veterans Conference Set for April 2015

What: KY Veteran Affairs “Women Veterans Conference” When: April 11th, 2015, 8:30AM – 3:45PM Where: Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, KY Women who served in the military are invited to attend a conference on April 11th, 2015 in Louisville. The conference will focus on Veterans issues including VA Health Benefits and Services, Health Care, Housing, Networking  and Employment. The… Read more