Chicago Hospital Gets $45 Million To Expand PTSD TreatmentThe funding will allow more veterans whose PTSD isn't responding to standard treatment to receive such treatment as behavioral therapy, acupuncture and yoga.
Army Veterans "Stoked" To Get Service Dogs To Help Cope With PTSDTwo veterans struggling to deal with life after the military have received some help in the form of service dogs.
Congressional Candidate Wants Kirk To Apologize For PTSD JokeU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s comments comparing dealing with Donald Trump to post-traumatic stress disorder have drawn the ire of a Marine veteran running for Congress.
New Program At Rush Offers Free "PTSD Boot Camp"Rush University Medical Center has kicked off a new intensive outpatient program to help veterans dealing with issues associated with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Rauner Administration Won't Add More Ailments To Medical Marijuana ProgramGov. Bruce Rauner's administration issued a broad rejection Thursday of expanding the list of diseases that can be treated with medical marijuana in Illinois, refusing to add osteoarthritis, migraine, post-traumatic stress disorder and eight other health problems.
Advisory Panel Endorses Use Of Medical Pot To Treat PTSD, Not DiabetesAn advisory board is recommending a few more illnesses that should be allowed to be treated with medical marijuana, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Board To Hear Case For Marijuana For PTSD, Other ConditionsMonday's hearing is a step toward expanding the Illinois medical marijuana program to include PTSD and other conditions. An advisory board made up of patients, nurses, doctors and a pharmacist will hear testimony. The board will make recommendations to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Illinois Mulls Expanded Disease List For Medical Marijuana ProgramPetitioners identifying themselves as veterans of Vietnam and Iraq asked that PTSD be included, making emotional pleas for help, according to 269 pages of petitions obtained by The Associated Press through the state's Freedom of Information Act.
Horror Of PTSD Puts One Marine Mom On A Mission Of MercyAfter losing her son, suburban mom is on a mission of mercy.
Aldermen Seek More Attention On Veteran SuicidesThere might not be much the City Council can do directly to help active-duty military personnel or veterans deal with post-traumatic stress, but aldermen held a hearing Wednesday to hear ideas on strategies to identify the causes of suicide among veterans.
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