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We Can't Underestimate the Strains of War
Health & Wellness  (tags: psychology, mental illness, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychiatric treatment, PTSD, veterans, petitions )

Freya
- 111 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Psychologists at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA have been overturning PTSD diagnoses for hundreds of veterans, in what many see as an attempt to avoid providing the costly health care associated with PTSD.
Take Action for Our Elderly Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, vets, senior citizens, health care, petitions )

Freya
- 133 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Many of America's elderly veterans are finding it more difficult to find and sustain housing and health care.
Protect The Veterans' Caregiver Program
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, assistants, personnel, petitions )

Freya
- 331 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Caregivers of veterans have seen their monthly stipends stop suddenly. This can't keep happening.
Service Dogs for PTSD Sufferers! - The Veterans Site
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, Service dogs, PTSD, health )

Nita
- 432 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Many veterans' groups initially cheered, but under greater scrutiny, the Program was revealed to be an incomplete, half hearted measure. Why? Because it doesn't cover service dogs for psychiatric conditions, including PTSD.
Don't Let Trump Privatize the VA
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, hospitals, privatization, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 464 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The Koch brothers and Trump want to put for-profit vultures between veterans and their doctors.
Fix The VA Problems Now!
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, military, medical care, petitions )

Freya
- 556 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Today the VA is plagued with systemic problems, repeated scandals, dilapidating infrastructure, and poor health care service to the nine million veterans under its charge.
AP Exclusive: Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, drugs, hospitals, patients, theft )

Freya
- 875 days ago - seattletimes.com
Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since 2009.
A Pack of Wolves Saved This Whole Group of Soldiers, Right From the Very Brink VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: wolves, soldiers, treatment, ptsd, veterans, lockwood animal rescue center, humans, illness, interesting, treatment )

Lone
- 897 days ago - gohappiest.com
Veterans suffering from PTSD now have options other than traditional treatment and medication. ItâEUR(TM)s called wolf therapy. At Lockwood Animal Rescue Center, these veterans are getting back their nature.
Veterans Ask Native Americans For Forgiveness At Standing Rock   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Veterans, forgiveness, native americans, original sin, PTSD, ancestors, healing )

Sheryl
- 957 days ago - youtube.com
Reporter Jordan Chariton spoke with veterans and tribal leaders on December 5th, 2016 following a powerful ceremony where veterans asked Native Americans for forgiveness for the original sins of America perpetrated against Native Americans.
Vets Turn to Sweat Lodges to Treat PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: sweat lodge, PTSD, veterans )

Judy
- 1256 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.
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
- 1258 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
Meals on Wheels America for Senior Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, veterans, activists, americans, hunger, volunteering, health, ethics, goodnews, nutrition, diet, food )

Mari
- 1383 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
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 )

Sheryl
- 1437 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.
Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

Freya
- 1522 days ago - action.votevets.org
Privatizing the system would severely underfund the department, leaving veterans out in the cold with many service-connected injuries. Often times, VA centers are equipped to deal with specialized care, amputations and traumatic brain injuries in a way...
We Are United Behind Social Security - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Social Security Disability, Disabled adults and children, Veterans )

Sheryl
- 1608 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
DC is putting into action their plan to cut Social Security disability insurance for 11 million Americans, including more than 1 million veterans and 3 million children starting in 2016.
 

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