09 Jun '12, 7pm

Options expand for wounded as more heal PTSD with alternative treatments

Wounded warriors bond during a drum circle at a WWP Project Odyssey retreat in Park City, Utah, in July of 2009. The drum circle is one of the many different activities featured during the small-group retreat to help injured service men and women recover from PTSD. Outdoor retreats with other veterans that feature counseling is just one of the many ways veterans have been seeking treatment for PTSD and TBI through alternative or integrative approaches in recent years. There have been mixed results but some of the treatments have been successful enough that the VA has begun to take notice and has started to build treatment plans using some of the methods.

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