A Vietnam Veteran Talks About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

"PTSD is a sane person's reaction to the insanity of war," says Doug Nelson, a South Bay veterans services representative in an interview with Aiesha Parker-Hicks on 48south7th at Channel 15 in San Jose. This show kicked off our weekly series in June 2010. VIEW SHOW

>>Vets for Peace, Chapter 101, [at left] meets at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at San Jose Peace & Justice Center, 48 South 7th Street, San Jose. For confirmation of dates and special events, go to the calendar page of

Resources for Veterans

VA Vet Center
278 N. 2nd St
San Jose, CA 95112
408- 993-0729

VA Vet Center and Clinic
1350 N. 41st St, Suite 102
Capitola, CA 95010
831- 464-5519

VA Vet Center
2946 Broadway St
Redwood City, CA 94062

San Jose VA Clinic
Mental Health Clinic
80 Great Oaks Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95119
408-363-3011 ask for Mental Health Clinic

VA Palo Alto Medical Center
Mental Health Clinic
3801 Miranda Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290
650-493-5000 or 1-800-455-0057


To file a claim for PTSD (or any other disability from military service):
Santa Clara County Office of Veterans Services
68 N. Winchester Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Veterans service organizations with offices at the VA Regional Office in Oakland, CA:
Disabled American Veterans
American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Military Order of the Purple Heart