Demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mo. State Senator: Ferguson is ‘Experiencing PTSD Right Now’

A Missouri state senator believes the town of Ferguson is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder following the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.


Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.



Charlie Brennan – Thursday, May 29th – Jim McCausland on the Death of His Son and the VA Hospital System

Charlie talks with Jim McCausland, whose son, U.S. Army Capt. Thomas “Casey” McCausland, died at the age of 32, due to PTSD, about the VA medical system.


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Police Unions Want Workers’ Comp Benefits for Officers with PTSD

Some police chiefs and municipal leaders nationwide want to require police officers and firefighters to have an accompanying physical injury.



Charlie Brennan – Friday, May 16th – Matt Porter of Contegix; Morgan Miller on The Mission Continues Fundraiser; Rick Bagy of First Nat’l Bank of STL

Charlie and Debbie with Matthew Porter of Contegix; with Morgan Miller and Jim McCausland about a fundraiser for The Mission Continues; and with Rick Baggy, Pres., First Nat’l Bank of STL, about mortgages and the STL housing market.


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Convicted Murderer’s Brother Resigns As Ill. Prison Guard

IDOC says Brad Coleman forfeits eligibility for PTSD disability payments.


Christopher Coleman's jail booking photo

Chris Coleman’s Brother Seeks PTSD Disability

Brad Coleman, sibling of man convicted of killing his wife and sons in Columbia Ill., had been working as a prison guard.


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Horse Therapy For PTSD Sufferers

Washington University Medical School lab is recruiting participants.



Telethon Benefits PTSD Victims

Actor Alan Alda is asking you to help some American war veterans who may be struggling with asking for help.


File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Court for Veterans Keeps Them Out of Prison

The Madison County Veterans’ Treatment Court enters it’s fifth year. Less than one percent of it’s graduates have ever ended up back in court.




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