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Ptsd Stigma

Veterans' Well-Being: Improving Veterans Access to Health Care

Robert Piper | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

I hope that one day a veteran can walk into any VA hospital or health care facility and be given options for any affliction that they're facing without being put on a waiting list. The government needs to help veterans get access to health care that they deserve.

Combat PTSD Stigma Made Worse by Fort Hood Shooting Media Coverage

Harry Croft, M.D | Posted 06.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Harry Croft, M.D

It is extremely challenging to get service members (and others) to get treatment for the symptoms of PTSD with the negative connotations people already heap atop mental illness, let alone with the insinuation that these people are somehow killers in waiting.

Everyone Should Be Talking About Removing the Stigma of PTSD That Veterans Face

Robert Piper | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

I'm proud to live in America, and I love the fact that brave men and women support the military efforts of this country by keeping us safe. They should also be offered the proper health care and employment opportunities to get back onto their feet.

Helping Our Vets Solve the PTSD Catch-22

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 02.26.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

Although it's understandable for a police department to require mental health screenings for officers who may have to use deadly force, that doesn't change the fact that our veterans are in a devastating double bind.