Today is Veterans Day here in the U.S. – the anniversary of the end of World War I and a day to honor U.S. military veterans and victims of all wars. Veterans Day events across the country will spotlight the very best of the human spirit displayed during war: courage, service and a willingness to sacrifice their […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One of the passions that drives colleague Wanda Sanchez and me in our work with PTSDPerspectives.org is our desire to help eradicate the massive misunderstanding about mental illness and PTSD in our nation. We launched our blog and our consulting in an effort to help people understand what PTSD is and what it is not. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The last months of my life have been a minefield of trauma triggers that have made life challenging. I confessed my weariness and discouragement to a few close friends and received varied responses ranging from compassion to polite superficialities to spiritual exhortation. Often people–especially those in faith-based circles–tend to see PTSD as an emotional response […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
The following post was taken from our friends at DepressionBloggers. We thank them for offering insight into the issue of depression, which impacts so many sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder. This morning reading the papers from across the world, I came to an article about how Jennifer Anniston, an American actress, talked about her experience […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The following post was borrowed from our friends at Depression’s Collateral Damage. Thank you, Bernadette and Amy for the insights. I happened on a column of the evangelist Billy Graham today, and I was heartened by his response to a parent who was asking for prayers for his daughter who was depressed and had even […]Continue Reading... No Comments.