Article: "Healing from Shame Associated with Traumatic Events"
Shame is a deep, debilitating emotion, with complex roots. Its cousins are guilt, humiliation, demoralization, degradation and remorse. After experiencing a traumatic event, whether recent or in the distant past, shame can haunt victims in a powerful and often unrecognized manner.
Article: "Anniversary Reactions: A Survivor's Guide on How to Cope"
Anniversary reactions are a re-triggering or re-experiencing of a traumatic event that occurs because of a time cue. A time cue can be anything that was associated with the time that the trauma occurred, from the season of the year, to a particular day, date or hour.
I have read 22 veterans commit suicide each day due to PTSD. If this is true, it is a national disgrace. Illegal immigrants get free medical care and veterans have to wait and wait to get care. What's wrong with this picture?Hint: Government.
Factual Friday - Military Families Learning Network
This post was uploaded by Rachel Brauner of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Wounded Warrior Program and is part of a series of Military Family Caregiving posts published on the Military Families Learning Network blog. The photo was found on the Department of Defenses‘ Flickr photostream.
Battle Buddy· June 2 ·2015 "Let it be our pledge, that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind." With an average of 22 veteran suicides daily, it is painfully obvious that MUCH more needs to be done, and The Battle Buddy Foundation is dedicated to providing solutions to this epidemic that is slowly killing our veterans.....but we cannot accomplish this mission without YOUR financial support to provide these highl... See More