Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD center in White River Junction poised for full funding

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved $40 million for the national center, the same level as the current year. The Trump administration had requested $19.7 million.

First responders, lawmakers praise workers’ comp expansion

A new law adds mental health coverage. “Our members will be able to access treatment that will keep our firefighters and paramedics on the street,” said the head of Professional Firefighters of Vermont.

VA’s PTSD Center uses new, approachable style of videos

Whiteboard animation videos for VA just few of many created by Hartford company Ydraw.

PTSD could be added to list of conditions for medical marijuana

Some lawmakers unconvinced, call for more study

Halkias: The rising scourge of PTSD

Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Telly Halkias, an award-winnng freelance journalist. It originally appeared in the Bennington Banner. Those who knew my father in his youth always described him as a fun loving boy, quick with a smile and gentle with the surrounding world. He maintained flashes of those traits until his death in […]

PTSD expert looks at war’s effect on returning soldiers

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Expert Dr. Edward Tick will discuss the damage war does to the psyche and consider how communities can help returning soldiers in a talk at Norwich Congregational Church on December 1. The talk, “War and the Soul: Transforming our Communities to Heal our Veterans,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and takes place at 7:00 p.m.