PTSD

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

23 hours ago

Blake Biggs shakes hands with CBS4's Howard Nathan (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Helps Vet Get Stolen Truck Back

A sharp-eyed CBS4 viewer helped an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran recover his stolen truck.

10/13/2014

Blake Biggs's 2006 Ford Ranger (credit: CBS)

Thief Steals Truck From Vet Suffering From PTSD

An Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan came home on Saturday and made a disheartening discovery — someone had stolen his pickup truck – a white 2006 Ford Ranger.

10/06/2014

The Operation Grow4Vets event on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Vets Receive Pot Free Of Charge At Special Event

Hundreds of military veterans received marijuana free of charge on Saturday. The unusual event included free medical marijuana and edibles.

09/20/2014

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New Facility Will Aid Colorado Veterans

For many veterans, a new center that will help them adjust to life stateside could be a matter of life and death.

09/16/2014

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Anxiety Skyrockets With Veterans During 4th Of July Fireworks

American veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may be hiding indoors during 4th of July fireworks celebrations because of what they suffered while protecting Americans’ freedom.

07/04/2014

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Colorado Man Offers Fellow Vets Free Pot Because It Changed His Life

It was a first for some veterans in Colorado on Memorial Day — they were invited to a free marijuana giveaway.

05/27/2014

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Police Unions Push For Medical Coverage Of PTSD

Police unions across the U.S. are pushing for officers to be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, whether they got it from the general stress of police work or from responding to a deadly shooting rampage.

05/16/2014

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Colorado Rejects Pot For Post-Traumatic Stress

Colorado has for a third time rejected marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress.

04/28/2014

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Police PTSD Would Qualify For Workplace Injury In Proposed Bill

Some lawmakers are hoping to help police officer suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD.

04/23/2014

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