Veterans and PTSD: The Latest Therapies
Two million veterans have returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan, and 1 in 5 have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a mental illness that can turn their lives into nightmares. Â The need for effective therapies is dire, and unaided by allegations of Veterans Administration misconduct. Â This hour weâ€™ll explore the latest in PTSD therapies, and how veterans and clinicians are working to fight this post-war battle.
- Teresa McCarty,Â Program Manager at the Columbus VA Post Deployment Integrated Care Clinic
- Dr. Kathleen Chard, director of the Trauma Recovery Center at the Cincinnati VA
- Sarah Kisor,Â Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran
- Clarissa Black,Â founder ofÂ Pets for Vets