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Tonganoxie sweat lodge helps veterans cope with mental health disorders

Veteran Jim Fackrell knows firsthand what it’s like to cope with post-traumatic stress disorder. He wanted to help other veterans coping with PTSD, depression, and suicidal thoughts, so he started the Sacred Hearts Healing Center Veteran’s Lodge “Catch 22”. Source: Youtube

Cycling club aims to help first responders cope with stress, PTSD

A cycling club in Sarasota is helping its first responders cope with stress and PTSD that comes with the job. “Most of us average anywhere from six to 10,000 miles a year,” founder of the Florida Chapter of the First Responder Cycling Club Bill Spitler said. Back in the 90s, it was just a group… Read More »