Tag: Post Traumatic Stress

Endless War by Robie Odonnell

Every now and then, something happens that just can’t be explained by anything other than fate. For the past few months I’ve been working in the real world on several different military and veteran initiatives, many of which center on getting the message of our veterans out to the civilian world. A lot of those... Read more »

Eddie Ray Routh Guilty of Murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield

Eddie Ray Routh Guilty of Murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield
Eddie Ray Routh killed Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield and will pay for his crime by spending the rest of his life behind prison bars. Some feel he should be in a mental institution and not prison. That would only be appropriate if he was mentally ill and did not know what he did was... Read more »

Cognitive Processing Therapy for Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress or How to Talk to a Veteran

How to talk to a Veteran The real question is, How to get a veteran to talk? But, to get that answer, we first must understand, as a civilian, how to talk to them. The short answer is talk to a veteran the same way you would anyone else, with empathy and not just sympathy,... Read more »
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The Vet Center-The Best Kept Secret of the VA

The number one reason I’ve heard for not reaching out for help is fear. Fear that seeking help, much less needing it is a sign of weakness or failure. Fear of being reported to command, if still active duty. Fear that having sought help becomes a mark that will follow a veteran forever. Sadly, those... Read more »

Daring to Write about Post Traumatic Stress

Nearly two years ago, I began seriously researching Post Traumatic Stress. Since then, I have wanted to write about my findings and my thoughts on my findings. I have, but there was so much more to say, so many different facets to this complex issue. What follows are the results of my research, literally hundreds... Read more »

Dogs For Soldiers

Dogs For Soldiers
Dogs have been used as instruments of war since man’s best friend became domesticated. It is part of the nature of dogs to protect it’s pack, even if that pack includes two legged members. The idea that dogs can help heal the injured spirit of a warrior is not new either but is finally getting... Read more »
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