Post-traumatic stress disorder

Evren Technologies receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for the Phoenix® - Revolutionary Transcutaneous Auricular Vagus Nerve Therapy to Treat PTSD

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:54pm

GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Evren Technologies, Inc. announced today that its non-invasive Phoenix earbud device received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Key Points: 
  • GAINESVILLE, Fla., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Evren Technologies, Inc. announced today that its non-invasive Phoenix earbud device received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  • 7.5 million Americans seek treatment for PTSD every year and the rates tripled during the COVID shutdown.
  • The Phoenix is an earbud that provides personalized medicine that addresses the underlying autonomic imbalance of PTSD by delivering transcutaneous auricular vagal nerve stimulation (taVNS) in a proprietary closed-loop system.
  • The Phoenix medical device provides personalized medicine in a discreet earbud design that delivers transcutaneous auricular vagal nerve stimulation (taVNS).

Ironman Triathlete Joins KultureCity Fit Team to Further the Message of Inclusion

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 4:29pm

KCFit is a collective group of individuals who are committed to use their passion for sports and athletics for the inclusion of all individuals in our society.

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  • KCFit is a collective group of individuals who are committed to use their passion for sports and athletics for the inclusion of all individuals in our society.
  • "We are thrilled to have Chris join our KultureCity team to spread the message of awareness, acceptance, and inclusion for all.
  • He has shown that with hard work, tenacity, and with a community surrounding him, nothing is impossible.
  • In 2019 and 2020, KultureCity was named one of the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company.

The Cake House Using Clinical Prescription Cannabis To Help Veterans Combat PTSD, Chronic Pain

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:56pm

A recent study of 60,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans said 13.5 percent of deployed and non-deployed veterans screened positive for PTSD.

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  • A recent study of 60,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans said 13.5 percent of deployed and non-deployed veterans screened positive for PTSD.
  • That is why The Cake House is supplying the veteran community with trusted medicine to combat the effects of PTSD, reduce chronic pain, nausea and many other common ailments veterans and civilians face.
  • Thats why The Cake House works diligently every day to provide veterans alternative solutions to combat different types of chronic ailments.
  • The Cake House is playing a major role in reducing these numbers by supplying safe, clinical prescription, over-the-counter cannabis and hemp-based medications to reduce pain, addiction and deaths.

Fearless Culture Expands Its Global Consulting Network

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

The benefits of this expansion include:

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  • The benefits of this expansion include:
    Strengthening consulting capabilities with professionals that are certified in Fearless Culture tools and methodologies.
  • "Most companies think that culture is just about having a purpose or a set of core values.
  • Fearless Culture is a culture design consultancy that helps organizations and teams do the best work of their lives.
  • Fearless Culture has advised a diverse group of organizations including Continental, BentoBox, Ferrara, PatientPop, Budenheim, Chicago Public Library, and Centre of Excellence on PTSD.

Dr. Jay's Naturals Selects The Birdwell Foundation For PTSD As Primary Charity Recipient

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 11:32am

HOUSTON, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Gene Birdwell, majority stockholder of Dr. Jay's Naturals, announces adoption of the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD as the charitable recipient of 20% of profits from Dr. Jay's proprietary products.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Gene Birdwell, majority stockholder of Dr. Jay's Naturals, announces adoption of the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD as the charitable recipient of 20% of profits from Dr. Jay's proprietary products.
  • Dr. Jay's Naturals would like to inspire other businesses and individuals to support the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD 's work on behalf of those suffering PTSD and related illnesses.
  • Helping Birdwell reach, serve and help restore more veterans and first responders is consistent with the mission of Dr. Jay's Naturals ( https://drjaysnaturals.com ).
  • Even more PTSD suffers can be reached if more companies and product lines follow suit and support the Foundation.

Birdwell Foundation For PTSD Partners With Matthew Marin To Reduce Veteran And First Responder Suicide

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 11:35am

"Silent Screams" helps Miami and Houston Police Officers and families understand PTSD and get help before it's too late.

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  • "Silent Screams" helps Miami and Houston Police Officers and families understand PTSD and get help before it's too late.
  • An officer will receive the book, a tool for them and their families to spot red flags in themselves and co-workers.
  • Suicide and divorce rates are at an all-time high within first responders, frequently stemming from PTSD symptoms.
  • Help the Birdwell Foundation for PTSD combat suicide and educate the nation's heroes who serve selflessly every day.

Birdwell Foundation Is Opening Camp Valor In Texas For Veterans And First Responders With PTSD

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 6:22pm

HOUSTON, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Birdwell Foundation for PTSD announces the opening this summer of Camp Valor in Conroe, Texas for Veterans and First Responders recovering from PTSD and addictions.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Birdwell Foundation for PTSD announces the opening this summer of Camp Valor in Conroe, Texas for Veterans and First Responders recovering from PTSD and addictions.
  • The Camp currently provides a two-story brick home with beds for 16 people, large country kitchen and two fireplaces, a saltwater pool, and two barns.
  • Stay informed and see the current Wish List of items to complete Camp set-up on the "Friends of Camp Valor" Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/BirdwellFoundationCampValor .
  • The Birdwell Foundation for PTSD ( www.BirdwellFoundation.org ) is a Houston, Texas-based non-profit organization serving Veterans and First Responders suffering from PTSD and related illnesses.

According to Mental Health Index: Elevated Risk of PTSD Continues; Adversely Impacts Employee Stress Levels, Resilience and Cognition

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 3:21pm

According to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition,elevated risk of pandemic-fueled PTSD (up 56% when compared to pre-COVID-19) continues; driving stress levels up and adversely impacting employee resilience and cognition.

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  • According to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition,elevated risk of pandemic-fueled PTSD (up 56% when compared to pre-COVID-19) continues; driving stress levels up and adversely impacting employee resilience and cognition.
  • "For many business executives there is a fear they will be less respected if they show empathy in the workplace.
  • Despite sustained elevation of PTSD risk, the latest Mental Health Index shows most mental health metrics are getting better.
  • Total Brain is a mental health and brain performance self-monitoring and self-care platform that has more than 1M registered users.

Stryker Introduces its "SmartRobotics™ Stadium" to Indianapolis Indians Fans as Part of 10-City Tour of Minor League Ballparks

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:04pm

MAHWAH, N.J., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Stryker continues its run with Minor League Baseball (MiLB), stopping at Victory Field to bring the SmartRobotics Stadium booth to Indianapolis Indians fans.

Key Points: 
  • MAHWAH, N.J., July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Stryker continues its run with Minor League Baseball (MiLB), stopping at Victory Field to bring the SmartRobotics Stadium booth to Indianapolis Indians fans.
  • On Thursday, July 15 and Friday, July 16, Stryker will join fans at the ballpark to showcase the latest innovation in joint replacement technology, Mako SmartRobotics.
  • Additionally, fans are encouraged to participate in engaging and entertaining activities in between innings at the booth.
  • In 2019, Minor League Baseball attracted over 41.5 million fans to its ballparks to see baseball's future stars and experience affordable family-friendly entertainment that has been a staple of Minor League Baseball since 1901.

Leading U.S.-Based Psychedelic Healthcare VC Fund Launches with $35 Million Raised to Tackle the Growing Global Mental Health Crisis

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

The diversified venture fund is focused on tackling the growing global mental health crisis by investing in innovative psychedelic-based and adjacent therapies that are poised to shape the future of psychiatry and fields beyond.

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  • The diversified venture fund is focused on tackling the growing global mental health crisis by investing in innovative psychedelic-based and adjacent therapies that are poised to shape the future of psychiatry and fields beyond.
  • Supported by a rapidly growing body of evidence and strong FDA support, psychedelic-assisted treatments represent a paradigm shift in mental healthcare.
  • Palo Santo is the leading U.S.-based psychedelic investment fund focused on increasing the supply of clinically effective and accessible mental health and addiction treatment solutions needed in today's world.
  • The firm targets a diverse range of companies offering innovative solutions across biopharma, drug development, digital therapeutics, healthcare services, and tech-enabled solutions to address the growing global mental health crisis.