ptsd en Run At Fenway Park Will Benefit Post 9/11 Veterans And Families <p></p><p></p><p>Money raised from a run this weekend in Boston will benefit an organization that cares for post-9/11 veterans and their families. The fifth annual <a href="" target="_blank">Run to Home Base </a>takes place this Saturday in Boston. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 95104 at Run At Fenway Park Will Benefit Post 9/11 Veterans And Families Dr. Norah Feeny, Case Western Reserve University - PTSD Resilience <p>Exposure to trauma doesn't necessarily dictate PTSD for the victim.</p><p>Dr. Norah Feeny, professor of psychology at Case Western Reserve University, is studying post-traumatic stress disorder to expand on our understanding of the affliction and potentially debunk some related myths.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 90304 at Dr. Norah Feeny, Case Western Reserve University - PTSD Resilience Hagel Promises To Look Into Vets' PTSD Lawsuit <p><a href="" target="_blank">Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel</a> says he is personally looking into the lawsuit filed earlier this week by Vietnam veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received less than honorable discharges from the military.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:40:11 +0000 Jim Levulis 85197 at Hagel Promises To Look Into Vets' PTSD Lawsuit Vietnam Veterans Sue Military Over PTSD <p>A federal lawsuit accuses the U.S. military of failing to upgrade the discharges of Vietnam veterans who developed post-traumatic stress disorder and seeks relief for them.</p><p>The lawsuit was filed Monday in Connecticut by five Vietnam veterans and three veterans organizations. The veterans say they suffered PTSD before it was recognized and were discharged under other-than-honorable conditions that made them ineligible for benefits.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:24:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 85044 at Vietnam Veterans Sue Military Over PTSD “Theater of War” at Vassar College on 11/3 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"</span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;">Theater of War</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">" is a public health project, having produced hundreds of dramatic readings of Greek tragedies for mixed civilian and military audiences to start a conversation about the return of soldiers to civilian life.</span></p><p><a href="">Vassar College</a> in Poughkeepsie, NY is hosting "Theater of War" for a dramatic reading of scenes from Sophocles' "Ajax" on Sunday, Nov. 3rd from 4:00-6:00p in the Vassar Chapel in association with the Vassar College Department of Greek and Roman Studies.</p><p>Bryan Doerries is the Founder and Artistic Director of “Theater of War” and he joins us to tell us more.</p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 76648 at “Theater of War” at Vassar College on 11/3 "Battle Ready: Memoir of a SEAL Warrior Medic" by Mark L. Donald <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>As a SEAL and combat medic, Mark Donald served his country with valorous distinction for almost twenty-five years and survived some of the most dangerous combat actions imaginable.</p><p>His new book, <em><a href=";camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0312600755&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Battle Ready: Memoir of a SEAL Warrior Medic</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src=";l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0312600755" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, immerses the reader in the unique life of the elite warrior-medic and describes his triumph over Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that threatened to destroy him and his family.</p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61696 at "Battle Ready: Memoir of a SEAL Warrior Medic" by Mark L. Donald Listener Essay - Thank You For Your Service <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Dan New is a combat Vietnam Veteran and an artist who loves to write and photograph as expression of his life.</p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:55:00 +0000 60931 at Congressional Corner with Chris Gibson - Part 1 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Suicide, especially among veterans, is an emerging crisis.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the </span>19<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that suicide can tear families apart.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 59760 at The Book Show #1285 - Robert Crais <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Robert Crais is the author of the best-selling Elvis Cole novels and was the 2006 recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award.</p><p>His latest novel, <em><a href=";camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0399161481&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Suspect</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src=";l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0399161481" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em>, tells the story of Scott and Maggie - an LAPD K9 team nobody trusts--damaged goods who are wounded, scared, and suspect. Who work together to solve a murder and regain trust.</p><p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 20:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59105 at The Book Show #1285 - Robert Crais The Big Read's Psychology and Impact of War Keynote Panel Discussion <p><a href="">&nbsp; The Big Read</a> is a month-long series of programs that brings together an entire community to read and discuss a single book. This November, The Big Read comes to Albany with the book <em>The Things They Carried</em> by Tim O'Brien and includes an assortment of book discussions, films, performances, and exhibitions.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 51722 at