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Living with PTSD and TBI: Welcome Home

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First off, I am married to an Army Reserve soldier diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).  My husband served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a combat medic in Ramadi, Iraq 2006-2007. Injuries from the blast of an IED mixed with the stress of war, the loss of three soldiers [...]

Living with PTSD

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My husband was diagnosed with PTSD in September 2007, over a year after being honorably discharged from active duty.  It took us that long to realize that something was just not right. The day we received his diagnosis was certainly bittersweet for me.   There was a part of me that was relieved.  Finally, there was [...]

Surviving and Beating PTSD


By: Michelle S. McIntyre-Brewer Leadership and Individual Giving Manager United Way of the Capital Region Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, more commonly referred to as PTSD, is a very serious psychiatric condition that is the center of a lot of discussion recently due to the re-adjustment phase of Service Members returning from deployment. This article is [...]