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Syracuse VA to Use Virtual Technology to Help Combat Veterans Tackle Trauma
Veterans suffering from trauma from their time in combat might soon be using technology from video games to help the heal. Donations from a veterans support group and Syracuse University will help the Syracuse VA Medical Center.
Battling PTSD with virtual reality for veterans in CNY
Virtual reality is bringing veterans back to battle, giving the Syracuse VA another way to work with patients living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, working to reduce the number of suicides in this community.
SoldierStrong uses ISU’s VR facility to combat PTSD
Thursday’s meeting at Iowa State University was a parallel track to that initiative. As SoldierStrong staff researched how they could get involved in the mental health arena and focus on technology— which has been the organization’s strength in recent years— they located a number of experts, several of whom gathered at ISU for the meeting along with representatives from Iowa State.