Aftermath of war

Heroic Dose Event Explores Promise of Psychedelic Medicine for Veterans, Military & Servicemen and Women

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Microdose Psychedelic Insights , along with Entheon Biomedical Corp. , Bexson Biomedical , HavnLife and The Conscious Fund , present the Heroic Dose .

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  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - Microdose Psychedelic Insights , along with Entheon Biomedical Corp. , Bexson Biomedical , HavnLife and The Conscious Fund , present the Heroic Dose .
  • The Heroic Dose will commence on 22nd April at 8:45 am EST.
  • This one-day virtual conference explores the use of psychedelic therapies for military veterans and first responders in an effort to combat the alarming rates of PTSD, substance abuse and suicide in this valuable yet underserved demographic.
  • This conference will feature some of the finest Navy SEAL and national security professionals, veterans and other servicemen and women, along with knowledgeable experts in psychedelic therapy, researchers, clinicians, companies, advocates.

Navy SEALs and Families Connect with CommScope

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 1:05pm

CommScope today announced the collaboration with smart home system provider Audio Impact to bring reliable Wi-Fi connectivity to Navy SEALs who are transitioning into and out of deployment.

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  • CommScope today announced the collaboration with smart home system provider Audio Impact to bring reliable Wi-Fi connectivity to Navy SEALs who are transitioning into and out of deployment.
  • The C4 Foundation uses research-proven programs to help families recover from the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  • The C4 Ranch is a unique resource for SEALs and their families, providing much-needed rest and recovery from high-pressure lives.
  • The network that connects Navy SEALs and their families at C4 Ranch is more important than ever.

AIkido Pharma Sponsors Psychedelic Compound Research to Treat PTSD

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --AIkido Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: AIKI) ("AIkido" or the "Company") today announced that it is sponsoring psychedelic research at the Mount Sinai Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research (the "Center").

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  • NEW YORK, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --AIkido Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: AIKI) ("AIkido" or the "Company") today announced that it is sponsoring psychedelic research at the Mount Sinai Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research (the "Center").
  • The Center examines the therapeutic potential of psychedelic compounds for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related symptoms.
  • Each year, over 8.6 million adults grapple with PTSD, and nearly ten percent of Americans will experience PTSD at some time in their lives.
  • Currently, no academic institution, other than the Center, is conducting research involving the administration of psychedelics inside the VA System.

BlazeSports America Launches New Veteran Programs to Assist Those With PTSD and PTS

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

BlazeSports America , a nonprofit organization founded after the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games and a leader in the field of adaptive sports and recreation, announces the expansion of their Veteran Programs to include veterans with PTSD and or PTS.

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  • BlazeSports America , a nonprofit organization founded after the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games and a leader in the field of adaptive sports and recreation, announces the expansion of their Veteran Programs to include veterans with PTSD and or PTS.
  • With approximately 600,000 veterans in the state of Georgia, BlazeSports welcomes participants in their new programs created to further assist veterans.
  • BlazeSports is one of a few organizations in Metro Atlanta area that provides weekly assistance to these veterans as opposed to one-time events.
  • BlazeSports America is the direct legacy 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games serving children, youth, and Veterans with disabilities through programs, training and education initiatives.

Wounded Warrior Project Enlists Expert Partnership for Veteran Brain Research

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 11:47am

"Taking on brain injury is a priority at Wounded Warrior Project, so spreading the word is vital," said Alex Balbir, PhD, MBA, WWP Independence Services Director.

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  • "Taking on brain injury is a priority at Wounded Warrior Project, so spreading the word is vital," said Alex Balbir, PhD, MBA, WWP Independence Services Director.
  • In WWP's 2020 Annual Warrior Survey, more than one in three warriors report experiencing a TBI during their service.
  • WWP's Warrior Care Network is a partnership with four top academic medical centers that treat post-traumatic stress disorder and TBI.
  • Nearly 8,000 people, including more than 1,000 veterans, have pledged to donate their brain to support CTE research.

Veterans Business Resource Center at SLCC Launches Outreach Program for Active Duty and Veteran Business Owners

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 12:00am

"The VBRC Outreach Program is designed to reach all veterans, active duty, reserve, National Guard and spouses (veterans and military) throughout the State of Utah" said Gary Harter, the Executive Director of the UDVMA.

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  • "The VBRC Outreach Program is designed to reach all veterans, active duty, reserve, National Guard and spouses (veterans and military) throughout the State of Utah" said Gary Harter, the Executive Director of the UDVMA.
  • The mission of the VBRC is to assist veterans, active duty, reserve, National Guard and spouses across Utah with assistance in starting and building their businesses.
  • "The mission of the VBRC is accomplished through one-on-one meetings and group educational programs such as the Veteran Everyday Entrepreneur Program," said Rick Brown, the program manager.
  • "There is no charge for these services because veteran and military members have already done so much for Utah through their military service."

Bozeman VA Clinic to Treat Post-Traumatic Stress With Virtual Reality System Donated by Nonprofit SoldierStrong

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 9:48pm

BOZEMAN, Mont., March 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bozeman VA Clinic is the countrys latest Department of Veterans Affairs facility to partner with national nonprofit SoldierStrong to provide a groundbreaking virtual reality system known as BraveMind to aid in treating veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress.

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  • BOZEMAN, Mont., March 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Bozeman VA Clinic is the countrys latest Department of Veterans Affairs facility to partner with national nonprofit SoldierStrong to provide a groundbreaking virtual reality system known as BraveMind to aid in treating veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress.
  • This donation is the 15th BraveMind system donated to a VA hospital since late 2019.
  • This is the first BraveMind virtual reality system in the state, making its treatment accessible to Montanas veterans for the first time.
  • Utilizing the virtual reality technology in BraveMind gets Veterans to talk about things theyve never talked to anyone about before, Rizzo said.

Paralyzed Veterans of America releases informational videos that empower veterans with disabilities to seek higher education

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

The videos focus on the value of attending higher education for significantly or catastrophically injured or ill veterans.

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  • The videos focus on the value of attending higher education for significantly or catastrophically injured or ill veterans.
  • "These videos are vital tools that will empower veterans to thrive in higher education as they navigate available care and resources."
  • Both videos highlight benefits and resources available to veterans, and act as vital tools to empower them as they tackle the world of higher education.
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely to the benefit and representation of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease.

VA Study Shows Service Dogs Impact Veterans with PTSD Canine Companions® applauds expansion of VA insurance benefits for Veterans

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of an important research study completed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) shows significant benefits from service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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  • SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of an important research study completed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) shows significant benefits from service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • The results are staggering: Veterans paired with service dogs showed less suicidal ideation and more improvement in mental health than those paired with emotional support dogs.
  • Canine Companions , the first and largest provider of service dogs, was one of three organizations selected to participate in the VA study as a provider of trained service and emotional support dogs.
  • At the conclusion of the study, Canine Companions was the last provider organization still involved and placed a total of 99 dogs with veterans with PTSD.

Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation Launches Billion-Dollar Vision Of Racial Healing In America

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 5:28am

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in a landmark undertaking, the largest known association of descendants of enslaved ancestors and descendants of the enslavers announced a partnership to create the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation, a billion-dollar vision to move America toward deep racial healing through a process of truth and reconciliation.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in a landmark undertaking, the largest known association of descendants of enslaved ancestors and descendants of the enslavers announced a partnership to create the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation, a billion-dollar vision to move America toward deep racial healing through a process of truth and reconciliation.
  • "Through the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation, we will restore honor and dignity to our ancestors by institutionalizing these goals for our children, our children's children, and descendants for centuries to come."
  • "After 182 years, descendants and Jesuits have come together in the spirit of truth, racial healing and reconciliation, uniquely positioning the Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation to set an example and lead America through dismantling the remnants of slavery and mitigating the presence of racism.
  • The Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation is a private nonprofit foundation comprising the GU272 Descendants Associationrepresenting more than 10,000 living and deceased descendantsand the Society of Jesus.