Chief Arradondo Making Officer Wellness A Priority For MPDThe Minneapolis Police Department now has a robust peer support team to make sure officers are not dealing with trauma alone.
FDA Calls Ecstasy A 'Breakthrough' Drug For PTSDAccording to reports, MDMA helps patients deal with traumatic memories by relieving some of the stress associated with the experience.
35W Bridge Collapse Led To PTSD In Many SurvivorsLindsay Walz fell 120 feet from the bridge's center span. Trapped in her submerged car, she miraculously survived.
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Those With PTSD Can Now Sign Up For Medical Pot ProgramMinnesotans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can now register to get medical marijuana and start receiving it next month.
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Local Police Training For Encounters With People With Mental IllnessIt is estimated that about 10 percent of police calls involve a person with a mental illness. Some law enforcement agencies are now adding more training on how to deal with those calls, especially after some recent cases involving officers and people in emotional distress.
Blaine Woman Stuck With Medical Bill After Being Hit By Police CarWe've all heard the warnings and learned the law: Move over if you see an emergency vehicle, but what if you don't see or hear the emergency vehicle, and they don't see your vehicle until it's too late?
Retired Minnesota Officer With PTSD Reaches Out For HelpHelp is needed for a retired Golden Valley police officer who has fallen on hard times. Leland Wanglie was shot in the line of duty back in 1972. The incident caused him to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, years before it was recognized as an illness.
Veteran With PTSD Finds Relief, Companionship With Neglected Pit BullThere's an old saying among dog owners that people don't pick their pet, the pet chooses the person. Chad Fleming believes that was the case when he adopted Mikko from Ruff Start Rescue last week.
Military Organization Helps Vet After Devastating House FireCombat veterans in our state have access to a program unlike any other in the nation. The Minnesota Military Appreciation Fund is a group WCCO has been reporting on over the past few weeks.
Wounded Warrior Channels Energy To Help Fellow SoldiersSgt. Scott Adams, from St. Bonifacius, has served six different tours of duty in the U.S. Army. His final mission left him with burns, PTSD, a broken back and blood clots. He is now joining forces with a Minnesota group and hopes others will do the same.