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PTSD: How Troops and Families are Dealing.

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We're going to discuss the very real problem of PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder. 

Segment One: D. Nicole Johnson Starr, a PTSD expert and founder/Executive Director of "The PTSD Retreat" which holds retreats and seminars, finding counselors, coaching with EFT and more. The PTSD Retreat does not charge any veterans or their family members for their services.

Segment Two: We're talking with veterans who started the organization California Veterans Medicine. This is a cooperative made up of disabled veterans whose main focus is to provide cannibus for medical purposes to disabled veterans at no cost.

They operate in an atmosphere that ensures the security of the crop and safeguards against diversion for non-medical purposes under proposition 215, whose "methods of operation and business form fall under the guidelines of the California State Attorney General."

Joining us are SSgt Nick Lerma, a Marine who has deployed to Desert Storm, Somalia, and Iraq. Joining Nick is retired SSgt Jason Inman, Army special forces, also a member of the non-profit organization.

Segment Three: We are talking with blogger, Annie Mously (her pen name) whose husband is a Marine with PTSD. Her blog is Our Before & After. "She refers to a resource in the show, it's Hearts of Valor.**