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Air Date: Sat, Nov 9, 2019 9:00 PM
A NEW LEASH ON LIFE: THE K9s FOR WARRIORS STORY highlights the journeys of three United States veterans struggling to adapt to life back home.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 13, 2019 8:00 PM
Military veterans who experience combat trauma are at a higher risk of suicide than others who experience post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Across the country, an average of 20 veterans per day take their own lives. That is more than 7,000 per year.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 7:30 PM
TOP STORY Students from Kapa‘a High School on Kaua‘i tell the story of Vietnam War veteran Bobbie Paik, a Purple Heart recipient who suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A major source of Mr. Paik’s PTSD was the fact that twenty-two soldiers in his company were killed during the six months they were together.
Air Date: Mon, May 28, 2018 10:00 PM
Served Like a Girl Join five women rebuilding their lives with humor and heart in the Ms. Veteran America Competition. Wounded in action and transitioning to civilian life, these women seek to help others struggling with homelessness, PTSD and other trauma.
Air Date: Mon, May 29, 2017 10:00 PM
A combat veteran starts a farm to help cultivate a healthier life outside the Army. While the sense of duty he once felt as a soldier returns, his crippling PTSD remains as he and his wife nervously anticipate the birth of their first child.
Air Date: Mon, May 1, 2017 10:00 PM
In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film National Bird, Heather, a former U.S. military drone pilot who is now a masseuse, talks about the emotional distress caused by knowing she was responsible for the deaths of people, something she tried to push out of her mind but found impossible to shake.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 7, 2016 11:00 PM
Join those who have experienced war, including fighters, journalists and psychologists, to learn how it affects everyone. Hear extraordinary, passionatetalks and performances from actor Adam Driver, journalist Sebastian Junger, author Samantha Nutt, scholar and advocate Jamila Raqib, musician Rufus Wainwright, and other vital voices.
Air Date: Mon, May 30, 2016 10:00 PM
At a first-of-its-kind PTSD treatment center in California, follow Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families on their paths to recovery as they attempt to make peace with their pasts, their loved ones and themselves.