The Military1 PTSD Topic provides news reports, expert opinion, video resources and more on PTSD. In this topic you’ll find information for service members – whether active, reserve or veteran - and their families on dealing with PTSD, treating PTSD, legislation surrounding mental health, and groups that can support those who suffer from PTSD.

PTSD Articles

Florida vets turn to parrots for PTSD therapy

By Military1 Staff Therapy for PTSD comes in many forms, from talking to someone to vigorous exercise routines and now… pet parrots? Birds of Paradise, a Florida non-profit that rescues injured or mistreated parrots, offers a PTSD thera ... - More

PTSD Videos

PSA: I'm good, but are you ready to listen?

When you ask how someone is doing and get the response “I’m good,” do you ever give it a second thought? The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense have come together to create a video that addresses this questio ... - More

PTSD Exclusives

How a therapy dog organization is giving back to veterans, first responders

By Sarah Calams Hope: a simple four-letter word. But for Laura Barker, it's the motivation behind helping veterans and first responders. Hero Pups, a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization in New Hampshire, places therapy dogs with vet ... - More