Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Officer Tom Bean, who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and placed on long-term disability, fears he could be fired.
Amy Eisenberg worked in a building across the street from the World Trade Center and got her dog after she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder following 9/11.
Daja Lacey, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, will be united with a therapy dog named Tank — a rescued pit bull that has been specially-trained to help Lacey battle the condition.
Adam Kim’s lawsuit alleges that Fort Lee’s police department violated his civil rights by falsely arresting and illegally detaining him and four others.
What if a club drug, known for giving users a feeling of euphoria and trust, could do more than give users an illegal high?
Lawyer Robert Kronenberg said his client came back from war and applied to become an NYPD officer, but was rejected due to his mental health history. The police department said each applicant is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
For those dealing the with the emotional aftermath of a horrific experience, there is new help in Suffolk County.
The war in Iraq is over and operations in Afghanistan are winding down. As veterans return home, their next challenge is finding a job.
In Piscataway, there is an office that looks like any other, a maze of cubicles, except for one thing. Each desk is marked by an American flag. This is the home of Vets for Warriors.
Paula Rogovin of Bergen County says her youngest son is a Marine who served two tours in Iraq. But she never supported the war and is now concerned about the troops’ well-being.
Zana Edmonds was leaving the shower in Iraq in 2004 when a mortar landed nearby. She was knocked unconscious and lost her hearing for two weeks. She still suffers from PTSD and a brain injury.
Veterans of all ages lined up in Brentwood, Long Island on Friday morning to get some much-needed assistance.
A judge on Wednesday upheld hate-crime charges against a college student accused of slashing a taxi driver’s neck in an anti-Muslim attack that amplified concerns about tolerance shortly before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.