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.
Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military LifeFemale 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.
Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. VeteransHomelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.