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Jason Kander on Treating PTSD in Veterans

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Jason Kander on Treating PTSD in Veterans

November 7, 2022

Jason Kander on Treating PTSD in Veterans

Jason Kander, author of “The Quiet Storm,” joins CareTalk to discuss treating PTSD in war veterans.

TOPICS
(1:00) Why Jason decided to join the military

(3:17) How hard is it for veterans to transition to civilian life?

(8:57) How common is PTSD in veterans?

(12:48) How can we help veterans with PTSD?

(17:33) Can studying PTSD help with brain research?

(19:08) How the Veterans Community Project (VCP) is helping veterans with PTSD

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ABOUT JASON KANDER
Jason Kander is a veteran, politician, and activist. A former Secretary of State of Missouri, in 2018 he dropped out of a mayoral campaign after announcing that he needed to address untreated PTSD from his time serving in Afghanistan. He re-emerged and founded Let America Vote to end voter suppression. He now runs the Veteran’s Community Project, an organization devoted to building housing and providing support services to veterans. He is also the bestselling author of Outside the Wire and host of the popular political podcast, Majority 54.

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