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The War Within: Treating PTSD

CBS News-60 Minutes gets a rare look inside new therapy sessions that are changing the lives of vets who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder The videos from the 60 Minutes interviews are exactly what veterans are going through today. We … [Read more]

MILITARY SUICIDES DROP 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) - Suicides across the military have dropped by more than 22 percent this year, defense officials said, amid an array of new programs targeting what the Defense Department calls an epidemic that took more service members' lives last … [Read more]

A Sharp Knife For A Young Life

One year ago today, I looked in my younger brother’s eyes before departing on his trek to St. Simons Island, Georgia to visit our parents, and said “Mills, I love you. I’m glad you’re my brother and I want you to stay strong and remember that we … [Read more]

The Art of Healing

The Art Of Healing begins August 1, 2013 “The Art of Healing,” a collaboration with Hidden Wounds, a non-profit aiming to provide peace of mind and comfort for military personnel suffering combat stress injuries and other postwar challenges, is … [Read more]

FOX54 Special Report: Help for Military with “Hidden Wounds”

FOX54 Special Report: Help for Military with "Hidden Wounds" By Jake Wallace - bio | email This year brought one of the worst months on record for military suicides. In July the rate doubled the amount of suicided for … [Read more]

Helping the Hurting: Chronic Illness and Your Mental Health Resource Fair

Helping the Hurting: Chronic Illness and Your Mental Health   When Friday September 13, 2013 from 8:15 AM to 3:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar     Where Midlands Technical … [Read more]

Dr Nancy Brown, Helping Vets With Hidden Scars

Helping vets with hidden scars By Jeff Stensland, stenslan@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-3686 Social work professor Nancy Brown vividly remembers driving to her house in Forest Acres after her son, Will, was deployed to Iraq in 2009. For months whenever … [Read more]

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June 27, 2013 National PTSD Awareness Day Rally, S.C. State House 2:20PM

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ashley Randall                                                                Public Relations Director                                                                                                 Phone: (803) … [Read more]

A letter to PTSD

Dear PTSD, Before you came into my life, I had heard rumors. Back then, no one really spoke about you unless it was in hushed whispers. No one knew for sure what you looked like- but I heard you did unspeakable things... that you crept into bed … [Read more]

Watch Alex’s Story

Meet Alex. He served two tours in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. He came home with emotional scars and we stepped in and helped. We hope you will take the time to watch this video and learn how we helped Alex deal with his injuries. Alex's story … [Read more]

22 Today

Did you know that today, 22 United States veterans will take their own lives? Did you know that you can help prevent that? It's frightening to think, but the Department of Veterans Affairs recently reported that roughly 22 military veterans … [Read more]

South Carolina Non-profit, Hidden Wounds, Reports Successful First Year

COLUMBIA, SC – Hidden Wounds successfully completed its first year of operations on Jan 1. Under the direction of Anna Bigham, founder and executive director and Chris Younts, co-founder and chief financial officer, and through the efforts of a core … [Read more]

Fatz Café to Host Second Annual Pancake Fundraiser to Benefit Hidden Wounds

COLUMBIA, SC – Several Fatz Café locations across the state are hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser on November 13, the Saturday following Veteran’s Day. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit Columbia based non-profit Hidden Wounds and the … [Read more]

Marine’s suicide shines light on depression

By CHUCK CRUMBO – © 2010 TheState.com Published - Tuesday, Feb. 02, 2010 Mills Bigham was a 19-year-old Marine in Iraq when he made his first kill.While on a foot patrol, someone hurled a grenade at Bigham’s squad. Bigham, who was at the point, … [Read more]

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