Tag Archives: post-traumatic stress disorder

Gainesville Stand Down Event Offers Homeless Veterans Food, Social Services

By on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 4:57 pm

While some homeless veterans in Gainesville continue to face the struggle of transitioning from a life clouded by war, a beacon of hope is provided for them by the 12th annual Alachua County Homeless Veterans Stand Down.

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New MIT Research Could Help PTSD Sufferers

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 9:02 am

A study published Wednesday in the Neuron journal states that the Tet1 gene could help post-traumatic stress disorder patients and addicts in their recovery.

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UF colleges receive funding for research on eye disease, brain injuries

By on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 3:21 pm

The University of Florida’s College of Medicine and College of Nursing both received grants to further research in their fields and help to make more advances in health. The college of nursing received a donation from a graduate and Research to Prevent Blindness benefitted the college of medicines’s ophthalmology department.

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Finding solutions to veterans with PTSD

By on April 5th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:06 pm

In the final part of his series on post-traumatic stress disorder Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo brings us the voice of Lieutenant Preston Lewis from the Salvation Army of Gainesville about finding solutions to a growing concern.

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PTSD brings memories of survival

By and on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

Yesterday we heard from Kayla Mead, a University of Florida student that lives with the experiences of PTSD through the eyes of her father, an American Soldier. Today, we continue the series with the voice of Vietnam veteran from Gainesville, Scott Camil.  As [...]

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The effects of PTSD on military families

By on April 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:08 pm

Yesterday we heard from John McDaniel, the founder of Wounded Warriors in Action, about the opportunities he is giving purple heart veterans as they battle physical injuries and cases of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Today, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo [...]

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