Latest Post-traumatic stress disorder News

Psychiatrist says Sandy Hook parents fear for their lives

Aug. 01, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim live with a complex form of post-traumatic stress disorder and a constant fear that followers of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will kill them, a psychiatrist testified Monday at Jones' defamation trial. ...

Louisiana mayor enters rehab, citing alcohol dependency

Jul. 25, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mayor said Monday that he has checked himself into a rehab facility for treatment of alcohol addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory said in a news release that he will be in an in-patient facility for...

Teen's miraculous survival in Florida collapse finds purpose

Jun. 23, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — Jonah Handler’s miraculous rescue from one of the deadliest building collapses in U.S. history might seem to have an obvious parallel, given his name. The teenage boy fell from the 10th floor of the beachfront condo tower that collapsed a year ago in...

Couple builds tranquil retreat for veterans at SC lake

Jun. 07, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

CROSS HILL, S.C. (AP) — Twenty veterans in the United States commit suicide every day. That number weighs heavily on Barry and Kim Gambrell. That’s part of the reason the couple started Tranquility Point Veterans Retreat at Lake Greenwood in Cross Hill. It’s a...

Florida mom channels grief into fight against vet suicides

Jun. 04, 2022 06:01 AM EDT

Janos “John” Lutz was 19 when he enlisted in the Marine Corps out of high school, aiming to do his part for his country in the aftermath of the 911 terrorist attacks. As he hoped, he was deployed to the front lines in Iraq. Janine Lutz recalls the first time that...