Woman Says She Was Fired As Gas Station Cashier Because Thorntons Couldn't Accommodate Her PTSDShakena Jamerson copes with post-traumatic stress disorder, and says her disability stems from an abusive childhood.
Road Home Program Offered At Rush Provides Pioneering Treatment For Vets With PTSDThere is now a treatment for PTSD that is being pioneered in Chicago, and a handful of sites around the country.
Woman Appalled After Being Denied Health Insurance Because Of Sex Assault-Related PTSDVictimized again – that’s how a suburban woman feels after she said an insurance company denied her one level of coverage because of her past mental health issues.
Westchester Family Fights To Keep Their Service DogsThree mini Australian Shepherd dogs are PTSD service dogs, recommended by a therapist after Keri's best friend, pregnant nine months, was tragically shot and killed by her husband in 2012.
Operation Game On Gets Vets Back In The Swing Of ThingsUp to 20% of combat veterans struggle with PTSD. Programs like Operation Game On offer new hope. It helps rehabilitate wounded warriors by fitting them with clubs and gear and providing free golf lessons.
Drama Class Equips North Lawndale Students With Tools To CopeTeacher Ariell Azadi Williams developed the class to help students deal with typical teenage issues and those they face growing up in one of Chicago's most violent areas.
Mercy Hospital Offering Mental Health Counseling To WorkersThe first full day back at work for staff at Mercy Hospital since the shooting seemed quiet, but the psychological impact for those who were inside the hospital at the time of the shooting may not be apparent for weeks or months down the line.
Suburban Law Enforcement Family Shares Struggle With PTSDSydney Waters and her husband Tyler--a Mundelein police officer and a former Marine--met in high school and have three children together. Sydney has gone public with Tyler's battle with PTSD in the hopes sharing their story will help others.
Kayaking Helps Chicago Vets Heal Hidden Injuries On Eve Of Air And Water ShowDozens of veterans attended a kayaking event at Montrose Beach Thursday as a way to help cope with battle scars suffered during the dark days of war. The event was organized by the Wounded Warrior Project.
How Yoga Is Helping Vets Control Their PTSDThree years ago, Fred Moffatt was convinced to take a yoga class at the Orland Park Vet Center.
Program Pairs Military Veterans, Dogs That Need Forever HomesVeterans with PTSD got matched with service dogs having trouble finding a forever home. WBBM's Michele Fiore reports.
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.
Non-Profit Holding Fishing Event For Military Vets On Chain-O-Lakes SundayA non-profit organization that helps military veterans deal with post traumatic stress disorder is hosting an event tomorrow on the Chain-O-Lakes called “Take a Vet Fishing.”
Suburban Couple Travels To Kansas, Where Their Missing Veteran Son May BeDan Nerstrom is a veteran suffering from PTSD. In December, he left home. CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
2 Investigators: VA Tells Live Claimant He's DeadThe problem is, veteran Karl Moess is very much alive, CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.