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Financial Despair, Addiction and the Rise of Suicide in White America
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, safety, politics, rights, culture, family, ethics, death, violence, health, education, usa, war, risks, research, disease, illness )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
The death rate for white Americans aged 45 to 54 has risen sharply since 1999, but Montana officials wrestle to explain why the state has the highest rate of suicide in the US at nearly twice the national average - and it's rising
Agent Orange: VA Recently Made, More, Updates to the List of Ships That Operated in Vietnam
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, violence, world, treatment, risks, protection, medicine )

James
- 77 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
VA has recently made updates to the list of ships that operated in Vietnam, including the addition of six new ships and the expansion of dates for ships already on the list.
Agent Orange and PTSD Vietnam Vets Remembered
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, government, ethics, americans, violence, world, society, family, treatment, research, protection )

James
- 142 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Vietnam veterans who died in the years subsequent to the war of Agent Orange and PTSD were remembered at a ceremony at the Kingston Armory on Sunday. A new memorial plaque was unveiled at the county Vietnam War monument.
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
- 218 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 )

Wilde
- 234 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
- 257 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
- 282 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
- 363 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
- 381 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
- 387 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
- 434 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
- 523 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 )

Wilde
- 532 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
- 841 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
- 963 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
 

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