Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Ex-MTA Bus Driver Investigated For Allegedly Violating Workers’ Compensation

Investigators say they have their own surveillance footage of Ingram running the truck along with social media activity showing a less-than-despondent woman’s posts.

08/26/2014

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Traumatized Newtown Cop: ‘That Day Killed Me Inside’

Officer Tom Bean, who has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and placed on long-term disability, fears he could be fired.

11/12/2013

Amy Eisenberg's therapy dog Ruby (credit: Amy Eisenberg)

Lower Manhattan Woman Faces Eviction Because Of Therapy Dog

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.

07/31/2013

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Military Veteran United With Therapy Dog On Long Island

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.

07/01/2013

Fort Lee Police

Fort Lee Student Files Suit Claiming Police Department Violated Civil Rights

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.

01/03/2013

Craigslist Ecstasy - Photo via CBS 2

Seen At 11: Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder With Ecstasy

What if a club drug, known for giving users a feeling of euphoria and trust, could do more than give users an illegal high?

12/12/2012

New York City Police Department graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden - New York, NY - Dec 29, 2005 - Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

Attorney: NYPD Rejects Iraq War Vet Due To Past PTSD Diagnosis

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.

12/10/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Special P.T.S.D. Workshops In Babylon

For those dealing the with the emotional aftermath of a horrific experience, there is new help in Suffolk County.

09/17/2012

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Stories From Main Street: Finding Jobs For Veterans In Stamford

The war in Iraq is over and operations in Afghanistan are winding down. As veterans return home, their next challenge is finding a job.

08/13/2012

American soldier serving in Kabul, Afghanistan - Mar 15, 2012 (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Veterans, Servicemen Getting Help In Piscataway, Parsippany

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.

03/19/2012

Soldiers wave as the last American convoy crosses from Iraq into Camp Virginia, Kuwait - Dec 18, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Iraq War Vets Struggle To Pick Up Their Lives As Civilians

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.

12/29/2011

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Bronx Iraq Veteran Talks About Her Service Ahead Of Veterans Day

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.

11/10/2011

Sign for Veterans Stand Down at Suffolk County Community College - Brentwood, NY - Apr 29, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Community College Hosts Veterans Stand Down For Vets In Need

Veterans of all ages lined up in Brentwood, Long Island on Friday morning to get some much-needed assistance.

04/29/2011

Michael Enright (AP Photo/Steve Hirsch)

Hate-Crime Case In NYC Hack Slashing Upheld

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.

01/26/2011