Suicide prevention is a top priority of The American Legion. Deeply concerned about the number of military veterans who take their own lives at rates higher than that of the general population, the nation’s largest organization of wartime veterans established a Suicide Prevention Program under the supervision of its TBI/PTSD standing committee, which reports to the national … [Read more...] about Veterans Suicide – An American Legion White Paper
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When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a Veterans Affairs Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about when it comes to filing Veterans Affairs Disability Claims. [Reprinted here with permission from Veterans Law Blog] 1. … [Read more...] about 14 Questions about VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims
Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain clinical revocations from the program to conduct a strategic review aimed at strengthening the program. “VA has taken immediate steps to improve the program’s operations,” … [Read more...] about VA Caregiver Support Program Resumes Full Operations
One important part of a veteran’s traumatic brain injury claim, or any claim, is the use of medical literature to turn your injury into a disability win.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.disabledveterans.org … [Read more...] about TBI, Medical Opinions And All Imporant Medical Literature
Name: Patrick Jones Location: Colorado, USA Website: Brain Injury Chaplain Uses: Evernote for Mac and Evernote for iPhone We hear many interesting and unique stories from our users who tell us how Evernote helps them remember everything, but we never realized how important that could be until we got a note from Deacon Patrick Jones …Sourced through Scoop.it from: … [Read more...] about Patrick Jones – Living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with help from Evernote – Evernote Blog
A new study supports what a small group of military researchers has suspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nytimes.com … [Read more...] about What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?