LOS ANGELES (CBS) — It’s a one of a kind program aimed at helping men and women who’ve seen combat…and the military personnel who can’t shake the haunting images of war.

A USC masters program in social work is helping veterans deal with the stresses of war, specifically post traumatic stress disorder, more commonly referred to as PTSD.

The program is based at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies. For a link to the institute, click here.

USC’s Center for Innovation and Research (CIR) has been helping vets and their families since 2009. Their stated aim, “to strengthen the transition of veterans and their families into the community [using]  four pillars—research, innovation, education/training and partnerships.

For more about CIR, click on the following link.

Comments (6)
  1. Daniel Haszard says:

    PTSD treatment for Veterans found ineffective.
    Eli Lilly Zyprexa can cause diabetes.
    I took Zyprexa Olanzapine a powerful Lilly schizophrenic drug for 4 years it was prescribed to me off-label for post traumatic stress disorder was ineffective costly and gave me diabetes.
    *FIVE at FIVE*
    The Zyprexa antipsychotic drug,whose side effects can include weight gain and diabetes, was sold for “children in foster care, people who have trouble sleeping, elderly in nursing homes.
    *Five at Five* was the Zyprexa sales rep slogan, meaning *5mg dispensed at 5pm would keep patients quiet*.
    — Daniel Haszard Zyprexa victim activist

    1. Whiskey Tango says:

      About time someone is doing something. Our mudflap community leader took money out of the V A budget.

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