GARFIELD, Mich. —  Every day a firefighter clocks into work, they are putting their lives at risk. What a lot of people don’t realize, is even when their shift is over, the risk continues. This year alone, more than 100 firefighters in the United States have taken their own lives while dealing with post-traumatic stress.. read more →

October 31st is not Halloween to me anymore. No, I am not against Halloween. I still pass out candy to the kids who dress up and ring my doorbell. In fact, I love seeing the children in the neighborhood wearing their costumes excited to see what treat I have for them. You see, on October.. read more →

The Workplace Mental Health and PTSD Conference, a first of its kind in Nova Scotia, is taking place this week in Halifax. Global’s Natasha Pace reports. Community advocates, health-care professionals and government officials are gathering this week for the Workplace Mental Health and PTSD Conference, a first of its kind in Nova Scotia. “For too.. read more →

BURLINGTON — When we think about the casualties of war, it is often the physical injuries that come to mind. “But what about the injuries between the ears?” retired Lt.-Gen. Roméo Dallaire asked a crowd of more than 100 people gathered at the Art Gallery of Burlington Sunday afternoon. The author and humanitarian was speaking.. read more →

31 Oct 2017
October 31, 2017

Sex assault victims need to speak out to heal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — She had been the quiet one, the one everybody knew yet no one really knew back in our school days. Recent news, she said, had compelled her to reach out to me more than four decades later to deliver a letter she hoped might be of some use in the Journal. She.. read more →

27 Oct 2017
October 27, 2017

VP Joe Biden hits Donald Trump over PTSD

Appearing at a rally for Hillary Clinton in Sarasota, Fla., on Monday night, Biden went after Trump’s comments on veterans and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In a gaffe Monday, Trump had contrasted veterans who are “strong” with those who “can’t handle it.” Appearing at a rally for Hillary Clinton in Sarasota, Fla., on Monday night, Biden.. read more →

US military veterans are protesting outside Trump’s Tower in New York City on Tuesday after the remarks the Republican presidential nominee made about veterans a day earlier, a Sputnik correspondent reported from the scene. NEW YORK (Sputnik) — During a campaign event in Virginia on Monday night, Donald Trump suggested that veterans who suffer from.. read more →