Local Veteran Driving Cross Country

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A disabled war veteran traveling across the country in his Volkswagen Beetle has reached Dallas. Scott Hicks is road tripping across the country to raise awareness for veterans with PTSD and depression.  He is also trying to spread the word about veterans not getting the care they need when they return from … Continue reading »

Medical Marijuana for PTSD?

SALEM, Ore. — If Oregon lawmakers give it the go ahead, it may soon be legal to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with medical marijuana. Next week, when the Oregon State Legislature convenes, lawmakers will hear testimony about PTSD. A state senate committee is looking at a bill that would add the disorder to the … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Woman Training Service Dogs

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A service helping veterans cope with mental illnesses will be cut next month. The Department of Veterans Affairs will no longer cover costs for service dogs who help soldiers suffering with post traumatic stress disorder. Though, the VA will continue to provide service dogs for veterans with visual, hearing or mobility … Continue reading »