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  • [Read Article] What PTSD Service Dogs are Trained to DO

    Although the bond between dog and human is strong and loving, the dog is still on the clock full-time to be alert to cues that indicate her owner is in danger.

    Published: Fri July 28, 2017

  • [Read Article] What is PTSD?

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder caused by exposure to a disturbing or distressing event, such as having your life threatened, experiencing sexual violence or suffering a severe injury. It can lead to significant impai

    Published: Thu September 08, 2016

  • [Read Article] The Link Between PTSD and Substance Abuse

    An emerging body of research has documented a very strong association between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse. In most cases, substance use begins after the exposure to trauma and the development of PTSD, thus making PTSD a ri

    Published: Tue July 14, 2009

  • [Read Article] PTSD Treatment: Why is it Necessary by Julia Merrill

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that occurs as a result of trauma. It is very common among military personnel as well as victims of abuse and assault. Though mental healthcare is making great strides in Western society, many

    Published: Thu September 22, 2016

  • [Read Article] What is Trauma?

    A plain talk direct description of post-traumatic stress, it's signs and symptoms. When it comes to trauma, been there, done that, got the tee shirt. If you are waging a relentless battle with your history, I can help.

    Published: Wed September 13, 2017

  • [Read Article] When Life Gets You Down: Dealing With Situational Depression

    For some, depression is caused by genetics. For others, it is the result of a traumatic life event, such as bereavement, infidelity, or financial meltdown. This is known as "situational depression" and, though it may be normal and natural, that does n

    Published: Thu September 21, 2017

  • [Read Article] Helping Kids During Crisis

    The American School Counselor Association gives specific guidelines to help kids during school crisis.

    Published: Wed January 24, 2018

  • [Read Article] The Second Amendment-Update

    The Second Amendment consists of just one sentence: “A well regulated militia, being necessary for the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.”

    Published: Mon March 19, 2018

  • [Read Article] Job Stress and Substance Abuse

    Few people know what job stress really is; they understand that certain aspects of some careers can be difficult for people to deal with, but they don’t know why a job can drive one worker to drink and drugs, while the worker right next to them goes

    Published: Mon September 24, 2018