Tag Archives: TBI

Opioid Abuse: Department of Veterans Affairs Culpability?

While many families will be celebrating Easter today, I am quite sure that their thoughts will turn to a family member or friend who were among the 52,000 that died of a drug overdose last year. By comparison, there were only 33,000 traffic fatalities over the same period.  These statistics suggest that substance abuse plays a far […]

SFTT Military News: Highlights of Week Ending Jan 13, 2017

Found below are a few news items that caught my attention this past week. I am hopeful that the titles and short commentary will encourage SFTT readers to click on the embedded links to read more on subjects that may be of interest to them. If you have subjects of topical interest, please do not hesitate to reach out. […]

Veterans Affairs: Hope on the Way for Those Suffering from PTSD and TBI?

With the expected change in the administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs (“the VA”), hope could well be on its way to provide more effective and timely treatment for the tens of thousands of Veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI. Regardless of one’s political affiliation, the VA doesn’t seem to have a handle on treating […]