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Vets Turn to Sweat Lodges to Treat PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: sweat lodge, PTSD, veterans )

Judy
- 80 days ago - koaa.com
A centuries-old tradition has become a new form of treatment for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and the Native American sweat lodge on Fort Carson is leading the way for military installations around the country.
This Kangaroo Provides Therapy To Help Heal Veterans And The Red Cross Is Honoring Him
Offbeat  (tags: veterans )

Angie
- 81 days ago - distractify.com
The Utah Red Cross plans to honor Charlie for his service with tending to veterans in a Heroes Recognition Event on March 31 at the Little America Hotel.
PETITION: Don't Skimp on Veteran's Mental Health Therapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: VA, mental health, veterans, therapy, therapist, military veterans, military suicides, PTSD veteran, government, illness, prevention, treatment, health, medicine )

Marcia
- 82 days ago - change.org
Therapists have been forced to cut sessions down to a half hour, in an administration-wide attempt to manage their overload of mental health cases. This is not fair to our veterans. VA needs to hire more therapists until the mental health crisis ends
PETITION - Praise Initiative to Provide Service Dogs to Veterans With PTSD
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, PTSD service dog, special trained dogs, mental illness, accessibility, companion animals, Financial assistance, Social Care )

Sabine
- 114 days ago - forcechange.com
Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may soon be able to purchase service dogs specially trained to help the condition. A new trial by Veterans Affairs (VA) is pairing mentally ill veterans with canine companions in an attempt..
TAKE ACTION: Give Military Families The Benefits They Earned And Cover Autism Therapy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, AutisticChildren, autism, Military Families )

Dogan
- 132 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
With the world's largest, best-equipped, and best-financed military, such practices are unacceptable. An effective military starts with the people. Let's give military families the benefits they have earned.
Drone Pilots Have Bank Accounts and Credit Cards Frozen By Feds for Exposing US Murder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Drones, veterans, Jesselyn Radack, Michael Haas, Brandon Bryant, Cian Westmoreland, Stephen Lewis, human rights )

Dandelion
- 143 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
For having the courage to come forward and expose the drone program for the indiscriminate murder that it is, 4 vets are under attack from the government they once served according to human rights attorney Jesselyn Radack.
A Tale of Two Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Veterans, Refugees, Congress, Oklahoma, Steve Russell, Ivano Rodriguez, Iraq, Afghanistan, PTSD, marijuana, citizenship, petition )

Joanne
- 161 days ago - politicsplus.org
This is a story of two very different veterans, both of whom have something to contribute to the discussion about who gets in, and who stays in, the US.
Happy Veteran's Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Holiday, Veterans )

Lynn
- 171 days ago - politicsplus.org
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TAKE ACTION NOW! US Government: Create a New Postal Stamp to Help Fight Veterans PTSD
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, PTSD, fundraising, activism, freedoms, ethics, americans, safety, health )

Cal
- 171 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The USPS should be a part of a solution to help our nation's heroes with PTSD.Publically ask Postmaster General & Congress to create a new fundraising stamp called Stamp Out PTSD to Honor Veterans
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Run Through The Jungle   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, military, vietnam, veterans )

MmAway
- 175 days ago - youtu.be
Veterans Day! For those that served in a war that gave you nothing in return.
Tell Congress CEOs Got a Raise Seniors and Veterans Deserve One Too - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Veterans, Seniors, disabled, one time emergency raise, executive bonuses, business expense, close tax loophole )

Dandelion
- 175 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
This is an Elizabeth Warren petition. The Seniors and Veterans Emergency Benefits Act is an emergency one time 3.9% payment in 2016. Paid by closing the tax loophole that allows corporations to write off obscene executive bonuses as business expense.
Local Shelters Offer Free Animal Adoptions to Veterans Starting Nov. 9
Offbeat  (tags: animal adoption, veterans )

Tracy
- 182 days ago - wtvr.com
RICHMOND, Va.Local pet agencies and businesses have teamed up to offer veterans free cat and dog adoptions during the week of Nov. 9 through Nov. 15.
Meals on Wheels America for Senior Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, veterans, activists, americans, hunger, volunteering, health, ethics, goodnews, nutrition, diet, food )

Mari
- 207 days ago - homedepotfoundation.org
eam Depot WeâEUR(TM)ve teamed up with Meals on Wheels America to make sure senior veterans are living safely in their homes, where they want to be. WeâEUR(TM)ll donate $1 for every Like, Comment or Share this post receives to support their great work! Ends 11/11
TODAY IS A SPECIAL DAY TO SUPPORT HOMEBOUND VETS ON FACEBOOK! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Meals on Wheels, society, family, veterans, humans, americans )

Nancy
- 208 days ago - facebook.com
WeâEUR(TM)ve teamed up with Meals on Wheels America to make sure senior veterans are living safely in their homes, where they want to be. WeâEUR(TM)ll donate $1 for every Like, Comment or Share this post receives to support their great work! Ends 11/11.
Leaked Document 35,000 Combat Vets Denied VA Health Care Enrollment Due To Computer Error
Health & Wellness  (tags: Veterans, illegal artificial barrier, VA, medical care, means testing )

Dandelion
- 261 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The VA has created an illegal artificial barrier for people to access care. Many vets have to submit a means test to be enrolled, but it's not required for combat vets, who are automatically eligible for five years of free care.
 

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