Post-traumatic stress disorder
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A local alderman in Wisconsin whose name appears on the membership rolls of a far-right extremist group has resigned citing safety concerns for his family.
A psychiatrist says that the parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim live with a complex form of post-traumatic stress disorder and a constant fear that followers of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will kill them.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mayor said Monday that he has checked himself into a rehab facility for treatment of alcohol addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder.
A a psychologist has testified that actor Amber Heard suffered post-traumatic stress disorder from violence, including sexual violence, she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband Johnny Depp.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s raucous Independence Day celebrations will be a little quieter this year.
The medicinal use of hallucinogenic mushrooms is making inroads in U.S. states as military veterans advocate for the therapeutic value of psychedelic drugs, including in conservative states like Utah, Texas and Oklahoma.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill allowing limited use of medical marijuana in South Carolina is heading to the House floor — the furthest the proposal has made it during the eight years its passionate supporters have been pushing for it
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is opposed to the legalization of psilocybin mushrooms for treatment of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers is resigning, House Democratic officials said Friday.
Former U.S. Sen. Max Cleland has died. Cleland lost his right arm and both legs to a hand grenade in Vietnam, and then suffered inadequate medical care.
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — A motorcycle riding experience through the Florida Keys that ends Friday has provided camaraderie, emotional support and mental rejuvenation for a group of veterans as part of a Wounded Warrior Project program called Rolling Project Odyssey.
STILLWATER, N.Y. (AP) — Military veterans who carefully dug and sifted through clumps of dirt this month at a Revolutionary War battlefield in New York did more than uncover artifacts fired from muskets and cannons.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Some doctors and nurses in Arkansas say they are dealing with burnout and post-traumatic stress disorder after more than a year of battling the coronavirus pandemic, including a new wave of cases with younger patients.
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has again filed a bill intended to honor veterans lost to service-related illnesses, including PTSD.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers signed a bipartisan bill Tuesday that makes it easier for emergency responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder to file worker’s compensation claims.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas medical marijuana supporters have found support from some conservative Republican legislators, allowing a proposal to advance Monday after weeks of deliberations.
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for a U.S. Army special forces sergeant arrested in what authorities called an apparently random shooting at an Illinois bowling alley that left three people dead told an initial hearing Monday that her client may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Army has agreed to reconsider its issuing of thousands of less-than-honorable discharges to service members with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health problems, according to a lawsuit settlement announced Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 150 Minneapolis police officers are filing work-related disability claims after the death of George Floyd and ensuing unrest, with about three-quarters citing post-traumatic stress disorder as the reason for their planned departures, according to an attorney representing
BOSTON (AP) — Seven years ago Wednesday, the unthinkable happened to Bobby O’Donnell: He was nearing the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon, where his family was gathered to cheer for him, when terrorist bombs killed three spectators and injured more than 260 others.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander of Missouri is starting a job at a nonprofit for veterans.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of people shared how psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Growing up amid the tumult of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War, Rick Doblin says he became convinced that humanity was “crazy” and “inherently destructive.”
POCATELLO — The local chapter of the Brother Speed motorcycle club hosted a raffle at its clubhouse Saturday to benefit Professional Transformation Sports Development, or PTSD, which is a Pocatello-based nonprofit that helps veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression by providing th
By Liz O’Connell

Arizona Sonora News

It was the annual Christmas event. The time of year for joy and celebrating.
HARLINGEN — Fred Rendon dodged machine gun bullets as he guided his lieutenant at night to another Marine camp north of Da Nang during the Vietnam War.