Posttraumatic stress disorder

Doug Dunbar - Chris Kyle

Doug Dunbar: The Chris Kyle I Met

Absolutely shocked. That was my reaction when someone from our news desk called me on Saturday evening and told me that Chris Kyle had been murdered.

02/08/2013

Mugshot of Eddie Ray Routh. (credit: Erath Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Mental Health Advocate: PTSD Needs Greater Attention

Mental health advocates like Dana Beard say cases like Eddie Routh’s are signs of a flawed health care system. Despite his family’s efforts to have him treated for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after returning from duty in Iraq, there are no laws allowing family members to have relatives committed.

02/05/2013

Mugshot of Eddie Ray Routh. (credit: Erath Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Sheriff: Vet Charged In Shootings Won’t See Lawyer

The Iraq War veteran charged with gunning down a former Navy SEAL sniper and his friend has refused to meet with his family or court-appointed attorney, Erath County Sheriff Tommy Bryant said Tuesday.

02/05/2013

Mugshot of Eddie Ray Routh. (credit: Erath Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Arrest Report Released In Erath County Sniper Killing

The arrest report for the man accused of killing Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield over the weekend has been released.

02/04/2013

Dallas VA Hospital

Vet’s Difficult Recovery Made Harder By VA Delays

Ray Queen was deployed to Iraq as a smiling Army infantryman. He returned with traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, a shoulder injury, tinnitus and infertility.

10/24/2012

National Guard members stand in formation. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Organizations Team Up To Help Soldiers In Need

The U.S. military men and women who serve overseas face incredible challenges in the fight for freedom. Those challenges do not end for many of them who return home.

07/02/2012

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No Records To Prove Pitbull Owner Served In Iraq

The Arkansas National Guard believes a man who said his pitbull helps him cope with PTSD from Iraq never served overseas.

12/28/2010

Richard Ruffert, a veteran suffering from PTSD who learned to treat it through a new program.

Court Program Gives Veterans A Second Chance

The Veteran’s Diversion Program allows veterans to have minor criminal charges against them dropped if they complete treatment for their PTSD.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010

Veteran Steven Woods' dog, Mimi.

Veteran Fearful Of City Putting His Dog To Sleep

Iraq War veteran Steven Woods said he has his 4-year-old pitbull Mimi to thank for helping him cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

CBS 11–11/14/2010