ptsd

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    Looking for advice

    Funny, usually as a commander, others come to me for advice, but here we go. Dual Status Guard Technician with 28 years of military service (Army/Air), 16 years federal civilian service, 7 years TAFMS (4200-ish points) already rated at 100% VA total and permanent since 2015 with over 16...
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    Will chapter 5-17 cancel out a medboard

    Hi I’m new here. So I was in the process of a medboard for ptsd. I’m in class for ptsd for 35 days and afterwards is when my medboard is starting. Well I was on profile for shin splints and a new pa called me and was like we can t do anything else for your leg, you can’t get a profile for shin...
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    Timeline - PTSD - NEED CLARITY!

    Hello everyone, A bit of background.. I am 5 years active duty Air Force and began seeing mental health around the tail end of September 2020. I initially went in for very bad anxiety (panic attacks, obsessive thinking, inability to focus, etc.) After bouncing me around two or three...
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    PDBR denial

    For starters i apologize if this is the wrong place to post, but i want to say thank you to the people who run this place. I have found alot of great information, that i wish i had found earlier! but with that being said, here is my issue. I served In the Army from 2004-2009 with a deployment...
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    PTSD MEB Need help

    I have been in almost 7years. I have been diagnosed with PTSD from an accident when I tried to save a kid from burning in a car. 4 kids died. I lost 30 pounds Don’t get sleep Don’t eat often Nightmares Sometime I can’t drive. Can’t do flames I have no relationship to my family I’m married...
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    Navy MEB PTSD

    Hello all, any advice or comments on my situation would be very helpful. to start off, I have an appointment tomorrow with my LCSW who is going to be submitting my MEB package. As to this part, I’m wondering what happens from there? Is there anything I need to do? Where does this go? My referee...
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    LIMDU for Mental Health

    So this post is probably going to be unorganized. I’ve been on here for a few months reading a lot, and finally decided to reach out for some input on my situation. Any help at all would be appreciated! I have only been in the Navy for 2 years now, and honestly have had a great intro into the...
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    Has anyone heard of or had this happen for reevaluation C&P

    I had my reevaluation for my VA disability mental health claim. I was rated at 70% for depression, but during my reevaluation the doctor said that it was PTSD and she will change it to that and not depression. She said they may give me push back and I'll have to write a statement letter. I...
  9. Makarov

    PTSD disqualifying for Diving Duty

    Hello All. This is my first post so I’m sorry if I’m asking questions that have already been addressed in other threads. I started receiving treatment this past January which, ultimately, led me to a PTSD diagnoses. My new psychiatrist is suggesting that my symptoms may have originally started...
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    ADSEP from Misdiagnosed Adjustment Disorder, Doctor says PTSD

    Hello everyone, I was hoping to get some help and advice or some sympathetic ears to listen. My story is a long one, but essentially in late 2018 while deployed there was a trauma that occurred and I was sent to medical. I spoke to the doctor about the harassment, abuse, and problems...
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    DOD and VA Ratings for PTSD

    Hey everyone, I'm going through the IDES system, I'm in the Navy and PTSD was my only referred condition for the MEB/PEB. I got my results today was found 70% DOD for PTSD / 100% VA TDRL. When I looked over my DBQ months ago, I guessed that I would be found 70% for PTSD when I compared them...
  12. OverRun

    Active Duty (21 Years) Need some help on MEB

    Hello everyone. Looking for some insight on my latest and greatest. I've been diagnosed with Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety and Depression. I'm currently in therapy (EMDR) and taking two types of anti-depressants (SSRIs). I've been placed on profile and removed from my AFSC (Member is...
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    MEB 9 months in and NARSUM still hasn't been submitted, help!

    Long story short I'm 6 years AD in the Coast Guard. I was seeking care for generalized anxiety disorder and PTSD under one doctor that proposed an MEB be started due to my mental health status and toxic work environment in April, 2019. After this was started I was re-stationed at another local...
  14. MattCollins7

    MEB/PEB Timeline YouTube channel?!

    This is something I have been contemplating for some time now but I figured I would get ya'lls take on it before I pulled the trigger. Something I have struggled to find, outside of this forum, was video based content on the process that is MEB/PEB's. I've been considering starting a YouTube...
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    PEB Found Fit for PTSD

    Good morning everyone, I was recently found fit for PTSD but it is basically a 50% rating alone based on the VA C&P Exam. I have two other conditions that rendered me unfit (left ankle and left leg). I expect those two ratings combined to be 20% or less. If I were to be found unfit for the PTSD...
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    BCMR or DRB

    I’m trying to figure out which Board I should send my Documentation to. I Served in the Active Army from 14 Jun 1999 - 18 Jun 2014 but was involuntary separated due to exceeding my RCP, I also Served in the Army Reserves from 19 Jun 2014 - 23 Nov 2018. My psychiatrist from Active Duty refused...
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    Where to find SGB treatment for PTSD?

    Folks, Many of us learned of this cutting edge treatment and the potential to significantly alleviate many of the side effects of PTSD from watching the 60 Minutes episode from last month (June 2019). I am having a difficult time locating clinics near me in Central California that provide this...
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    Need help!

    So I am in Limdu for Severe and chronic Migraines, I miss 3-5 days of work per week and every thing is documented through my neurologist. I get 2-3 migraines a week typically lasting over 40 hours.I have been on every abortive medication almost and on top of that have a preventative medication...
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    BCMR/Federal courts assistance (Adjustment Disorder w 70% combat PTSD rating)

    Hi all, I am a new member to this forum. I joined the Navy June 1, 2000 and was discharged Honorably August 20, 2015. I deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in 2007 where I was the transportation duty driver/travel liaison my job responsibility including picking up newly reporting personnel...
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    PTSD Meets Retention Standard

    Good morning everyone. I have recently received my NARSUM and they advised that my PTSD diagnoses meets retention standards. Not sure how I can be found to have "reduced reliability and productivity" and still be found fit for duty. The psychiatrist on Fort Hood diagnosed me with Adjustment...
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