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Health & Wellness

Gaza's Mental-Health Crisis and the Trauma of Permanent War
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza, war, children, menta-health, psychological well-being, social support, safety, illness, ethics, medicine, news, research, society, treatment, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit, government )

Carrie
- 52 days ago - thenation.com
In a February 2015 report, UNICEF estimated that nearly 300,000 children ~ approximately one-third of Gaza's youth ~ were still in need of psychological and social support six months after the war. âEURoeThe issue is the condition of chronic war.
10-Year-Old Rape Victim Denied Abortion: The Horrific Realities of Abortion Bans | Alternet
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, safety, violence, women, rights, war, dishonesty, safety, health, religion, risks, health, protection, prevention )

Milde
- 68 days ago - alternet.org
Restrictive anti-abortion laws in states like Texas are forcing women into dangerous situations.In Paraguay, a 10-year-old rape victim is denied an abortion-even though her stepfather is her attacker. In El Salvador suicide is the cause of death for 57 pe
For Boy Injured in Gaza Beach Massacre, War Has Never Ended
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, war, Israel, Palestine, injury, death, children, safety, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, news, society )

Carrie
- 91 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Muntasir was injured in the notorious Israeli shelling of a Gaza City beach on 16 July last year that killed his 10-year-old brother Zakaria Ahed Baker and three of his cousins.
PTSD and Vietnam Veterans Today
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, government, ethics, culture, violence, world, society, treatment, society )

James
- 116 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
What we know about PTSD and Vietnam veterans today
Little Dog With a Big Heart
Health & Wellness  (tags: dogs, war, psychiatric wounds, disease, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, prevention, protection, study )

Lone
- 197 days ago - beachmetro.com
The brave individuals who wear the cloth of this great nation deserve our deepest respect and gratitude. Many struggle with the invisible psychiatric wounds of an unconventional and terrifying war.
Revealing 'Trauma of War' in Multimedia Series
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, ethics, treatment, society, safety, Body-Mind-Spirit )

James
- 215 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The two-part, multimedia series takes a look at how blast force effects veterans mentally and physically
The Dog Tag Bakery
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, ethics, activists, culture, violence, world, Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed )

James
- 221 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Wounded veterans find recipe for their futures at Dog Tag Bakery
VA Expands Eligibility for VA Health Care Related to Military Sexual Trauma
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, women, treatment, safety, research, protection )

James
- 268 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), under authority from the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("VACAA"), today announced expanded eligibility for Veterans in need of mental health care due to sexual assault or sexual harassm
"This Is Our Responsibility and the Right Thing to Do for Veterans"
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, treatment, society, safety, protection )

James
- 357 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
V.A. Rules May Enable Benefits Long Denied to Vietnam-Era Veterans SEPT. 3, 2014 - Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans barred from receiving benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades under a new set of guidelines rele
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Milde
- 366 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
Syria's Grinding War Takes Toll On Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Syria, war, Syrian chlldren, trauma, PTSD, horrors, 2 million children displaced, workshop for conflict zones, Alexandra Chen )

Judy
- 675 days ago - npr.org
Trauma experts "need to know enough to understand exactly what's going on in the brain of the children they are working with," Chen says of her trainees. Her course stresses the science of severe trauma, which can be toxic for the brain.
Tennessee Official Says Complaining About Water Quality Could Be Considered 'Act of Terrorism'
Health & Wellness  (tags: attempt to silence complaints, terrorism, americans, propaganda, lies, Govtfearmongering, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, usa, war, republicans, democrats, obama, bushadministration, abuse, cover-up, crime, elections, congress, media, politics )

Roxy
- 797 days ago - alternet.org
representative for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation told a group of concerned citizens that complaining about water quality could be considered an "act of terrorism," an attempt to silence complaints
Untreated Mental Illness the Invisible Fallout of War and Poverty
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, mental illness, study, war, poverty, health, humans, illness, ethics, healthcare )

Cal
- 1051 days ago - ipsnews.net
Globally, close to 450 million people have mental health disorders, with more than 75 percent living in developing countries. Many are shut away or locked up. Few are ever treated, health experts say.
Military Wives Strip Down to Raise Awareness About PTSD: Battling Bare
Health & Wellness  (tags: war, usa, troops, military, freedoms, cover-up, americans, environment, healthconditions, safety, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Linda
- 1156 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Ashley Wise's husband Rob is about as tough as they come. The career soldier spent 8 years in the Marines before joining the Army after 9/11 and serving on two tours of duty in Iraq, but in April this year, he hit a wall. He locked himself in a hotel room
10 Common Misconceptions About PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: Misconceptions, PTSD, soldiers, war, mental disorders )

Anna
- 1635 days ago - x-raytechnicianschools.org
Commonly associated with soldiers who've experienced unthinkable tragedies while at war, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can disrupt the lives of various people from various backgrounds.
 

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