Articles Tagged with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder And Veterans: Important Facts To Know

MCALLEN, TEXAS - MAY 27:  Jesus Bocanegra, 24, talks about his day to his wife, Stephanie, 19, at their home May 27, 2006 in McAllen, Texas. Bocanegra has been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, a result of his service in Iraq in 2003-04. Despite his condition, their marriage has survived. Now he is on several anti-depression drugs and struggles to recover from the mental strain of a year at war.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month in the U.S. With 43 percent of those returning from the current war in Afghanistan and Iraq filing disability claims, it is a serious problem without one simple solution to help veterans solve their issues. [Veterans Affairs] Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is often labeled as a mental… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization: Marine Claims Pot Helped His PTSD In Amendment 64 Ad

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Corporal Sean Azzariti makes an emotional pitch for marijuana legalization in a video advertisement for Colorado’s Amendment 64. The Marine maintains that cannabis helped him get through Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) anxiety. The Colorado ballot issue seeks to decriminalize recreational use of marijuana. If passed, Amendment 64 would regulate pot like alcohol and reportedly… Read more »