Virtual Reality at the US Department of Veterans Affairs : a guest contribution

As use-cases have expanded, so have VA patient areas where VR can be found: medical-surgical, intensive care, inpatient mental health, spinal cord injury, and residential treatment units, VA Community Living Centers (short and long-term care and hospice), various outpatient clinics, operating rooms, and even in Veterans’ homes. 

Treating PTSD with VR Therapy

Introducing a new Canadian research consortium (U of Alberta Hospital, Government, Military, Veterans) formed to help military and veterans with PTSD, using VR therapy. This video filmed at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, introduces a new Canadian consortium, Heroes in Mind, Advocacy & Research Consortium (HiMARC) composed of the University of Alberta Hospital, the Canadian government, military and veterans. HiMARC, formed to … Read More

HiMARC: VR for PTSD treatment is ‘just the beginning’

Social Worker presents interest of VR for Canadian military PTSD victims. In this video, produced by University of Alberta, Captain Harpe, Social Work Officer, describes the need for treating PTSD using the VRTherapy CAREN System. The program is offerred by a new partnership announced between the Univeristy of Alberta and Heroes in Mind Advocacy Consortium HiMARC to support military, veterans, … Read More