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  via News5: The Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is reporting a surge in calls as sexual assault scandals dominate the headlines. While these stories have empowered some, they have also sparked a setback for other survivors still trying to heal. Jacqueline Pfadt calls herself a survivor, but says its been was a long journey to get here. Years […]

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Fireworks are typical this time of year. But for some veterans, the celebration of the very freedom they fought for is stressful and can trigger PTSD. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon Yovanno just wanted to take the dog for a walk Sunday night. He turned right back around when he heard the sounds of the […]


On Sunday night, in front of millions of viewers, Deshauna Barber, Miss District of Columbia, was crowned Miss USA. Barber is only the third winner from the District of Columbia, and the first-ever military service member to take home the coveted crown. Barber is not just breaking barriers because of her skin, or because she’s […]

Many U.S. soldiers survived the battlefields in Afghanistan and Iraq, only to face internal battles with post-traumatic stress disorder and thoughts of suicide once they return home. According to statistics, 22 veterans take their lives each day, totaling over 8,000 individuals a year. Award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien follows a few of these soldiers as they grapple […]

Family Health

Once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which serious physical, mental, emotional and spiritual harm occurred or was threatened. The impact of traumatic ordeals can cause intense helplessness, fear or […]

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Former NFL Linebacker Keith Mitchell and New York Rep. Charles Rangel joined Roland Martin Thursday on NewsOne Now to talk about the event “Yoga on the Hill,” and how…


George Zimmerman says he is now homeless and is struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder in a recent interview with a Univision television show. The former neighborhood watch guard, who was found not guilty of all charges in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, opened up to the Spanish language television show Aquí y Ahora (Here and Now) and said […]


Some wounds of war are all too visible — a missing leg, a shattered arm. The invisible wounds of mind and soul are often more difficult to spot, and equally hard to treat. But those who know where to look can help them heal, and it’s a message that is hitting home for U.S. congregations […]