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NJ a National Model for Helping Veterans [AUDIO]

Although Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder has officially been ruled out as a factor, the recent Fort Hood shooting has raised new questions about the mental health of America's soldiers. Wednesday, the head of the New Jersey National Guard told the Assembly Budget Committee that the Garden State is setting the standard when it comes to helping veterans.

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Veterans With PTSD – Does the VA Overprescribe Meds to Returning Vets? [POLL]

Question- and it’s especially pertinent on Veterans Day.

Does the VA treat one disorder by creating another?

In other words, when our returning veterans come home with a variety of ailments, not the least of which is Post Traumatic Stress; are doctors at the Veteran’s Administration overprescribing medications for them?

I started to take calls on this the other night and spoke to one vet who told me pretty much what you’ll see in the following piece from the Wall Street Journal

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Newark Schoolyard Survivor Has PTSD, Expert Says

A rehabilitation counselor has testified that the survivor of an attack that left three friends dead suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder that will reduce her earning ability.

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Army Suicides This Year Surpass 2011 Numbers

Ten months into 2012, the number of suspected suicides by active-duty soldiers has surpassed last year's total, even as the Pentagon struggles to stem the persistent problem.

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Taking On PTSD and Military Suicides [AUDIO]

The Military and Veterans Affairs Committees from both houses of the state legislature joined for a hearing Monday in Lawrenceville, concerning the current status of suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among New Jersey's veterans and active armed forces.

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Today’s Vets – Softer Than Yesteryears’? [POLL]

It’s an unpopular sentiment.

But there’s an impression especially among older vets that today’s soldier doesn’t have the meddle that yesterdays’ had.

The difference being that in years past, when you came back from the service damaged in any way, you wore the stigma of being “shell shot”!

I remember there were a couple of guys in the neighborhood…one was a guy named “Henry

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U.S Troops in Afghanistan – Is It “Time for Us to Bounce?” [POLL]

Given the fact that more and more soldiers are pulling more tours of duty and suffering for it, do you think it’s time to get the hell out of Afghanistan? (Take the poll below).

And on a side note, do you feel today’s soldiers are more prone to PTSD than at other times…

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