PTSD

Sign explaining how fireworks are tough on combat veterans.
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Fireworks Bring Wrong Kind Of Boom For Combat Veterans

New yard signs read, “Combat veteran lives here. Please be courteous with fireworks.”

06/30/2015

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Link Between Routh & PTSD Called “Fallacy”

A prosecutor has said, after the conviction of Eddie Routh in the killing of Chris Kyle, that “the biggest fallacy” of the trial was that PTSD caused Routh to commit the crime.

02/26/2015

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Girlfriend, Family Members Testify In Defense Of Eddie Ray Routh

On the first full day of defense witnesses in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, his girlfriend- Jennifer Weed, his sister and brother in law testified before the court on Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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North Texas Researchers Making Headway On PTSD Treatment

A staggering one in six soldiers, who’ve served since 2001, may have post-traumatic stress disorder. The report underscores why doctors need every treatment option available some Dallas researchers think they’ can help.

CBSDFW.COM–11/12/2014

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Dallas Police Look For Missing Teen

Police in Dallas are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl who reportedly left a suicide note at home. Destiny Ripka was last seen at her school on Monday afternoon.

11/04/2014

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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North Texas Doctor Searching For More Efficient PTSD Treatment

The arrest of a Texas soldier for scaling the White House fence over the weekend has reignited the national conversation on the mental health of the nation’s returning veterans.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

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I-Team Uncovers Background On Suspected Fort Hood Shooter

Hours after Ivan Lopez’s death, Fort Hood Army Lt. Colonel Mark Milley admitted they were still trying to figure out who Lopez was.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

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Police To Repeat Offenders: Let Us Help

Police know Chuck. They’ve visited on disturbance calls. He’s what police refer to as a repeat victim. Thursday, Chuck received a welcome visit from two specially trained officers and a counselor.

CBS 11–03/31/2014

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Attorneys For Navy Sniper Accused Killer Want Confession Video Thrown Out

In a Stephenville courtroom on Friday Eddie Routh’s attorneys worked to keep a key piece of evidence from jurors. Routh is the man accused of murdering Navy sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a gun range in Glen Rose last year.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2014

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