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"Let It Be" – Beatles (COVER) Performed By Eric Simmons and Jeff West

***THIS IS NOT MY OWN WORK*** This is a cover of “Let It Be” originally written and performed by The Beatles. I wanted to share with you guys Hope! I know times are difficult right now and sometimes it is easy to get stuck in our heads and let fear set in because we do… Read More »

Call to Action: Helping to Cultivate Healthy Communities

A call to action to request support in creating outreach and engagement opportunities to address the need for post-traumatic stress (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) awareness within underrepresented and at-risk communities. PTSD is a mental disorder, but the associated stress can cause physical damage. TBI is a neurological disorder caused by trauma to the… Read More »

Julie Graham, Director, Vet Center, Elkton, MD – Vet center series (1 of 4)

Vet Centers are making a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families. They are community-based counseling centers that provide a wide range of counseling, outreach and referral services to eligible Veterans, active duty service members and their families. Vet Center staff guide men and women through challenges that often occur after individuals return… Read More »

Coping with PTSD Beautiful Trauma: "Fear and Community" Chapter 7.

Since I find it hard to find time to stop and read a book, I decided to do it and share more relevant parts with you. “Fear” by Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the books on the list. You can find my story of “survival” in the aftermath of Paris terrorist attacks and my… Read More »

Coping with PTSD Beautiful Trauma: "Fear and Understanding" Chapter 8.

Since I find it hard to find time to stop and read a book, I decided to do it and share more relevant parts with you. “Fear” by Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the books on the list. You can find my story of “survival” in the aftermath of Paris terrorist attacks and my… Read More »

The pain, the treatment and the stigma that comes with PTSD | Michelle Brezinski | Live @ VoiceStory

Live at The Cultch on the theme of “Mental Health in the Workplace and the Impact on Self”. In late 2006 Michelle experienced a horrific work-related death but was sure she had handled it well. Until early 2008 when she started to experience consuming thoughts of impending doom. Thoughts that she had never had in… Read More »

PTSD Dreams of a Fake Merc

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Video Gaming And Veterans: Fostering Community, Improving Mental Health

According to a RAND study, approximately 18% of U.S. military personnel who have returned from Afghanistan and Iraq live with post-traumatic stress disorder or depression. Stephen Machuga, Founder and CEO of Stack Up, explains how video games can be used to improve mental health and well-being. Source: Youtube

McCREA 2018 Charity Golf event did some BIG things for Melwood !

“Peace with the Past, through Power in the Present”. The Global War on Terror has produced more than a half million American veterans with service-related injuries. This is in addition to the pre-9/11 era veteran population, many of whom are still struggling with service-related trauma. Thousands of these men and women are coping with invisible… Read More »

The Surfing Dog Empowering PTSD Veterans and Kids in Need in USAHD 2019

The Surfing Dog Empowering PTSD Veterans and Kids in Need in USAHD 2019 HD 2019e: newsivity@gmail.com The concept of connecting people together through the challenges they face is not more apparent than in this new form of innovative therapy taking place in California, USA. They call it ‘Waves of Empowerment’ where groups of young children… Read More »