Experts in the military and mental health industry unite efforts and expertise to help soldiers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Plus, an Army veteran who served in Iraq shares her first-hand experience with PTSD.
Military Mental Health Officer Alice Psirakis describes her experience treating U.S. Army soldiers in the field.
Retired Brigadier General Stephen N. Xenakis, M.D.; Barbara Van Dahlen Romberg, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and founder/president of Give an HourTM; and Paul Burke, executive director of the American Psychiatric Foundation, discuss the launch of Give an HourTM, a non-profit organization which asks mental health professionals across the country to donate one hour a week to help U.S. veterans with PTSD and their families.
U.S. Army veteran and Downingtown, PA resident Jennifer Crane served in the military for eight years, suffered from PTSD, and was treated as part of the Give an HourTM initiative. She shares her experiences with Dr. Borenstein.