Posts Categorized: Grief, Trauma, & Loss

Suicide-Part 2

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Continued from Part 1                 Most people do not know how to respond to suicidal conversation or topics, other than with fear or jumping to solutions.  Although that makes sense to the person trying to help, that does little to help with the person who is struggling.  Desperation from a seeming or literal lack of […]

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Exposing the Myths of PTSD: Creating Awareness in June

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Starting in 2010, Congress designated June 27th as National Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day.  Additionally, for the past 2 years, Congress has also set aside June as National PTSD Awareness Month.  While they have not yet said if this is happening in 2015, I wanted to offer some information about PTSD, including some common […]

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Healing Your Trauma Wounds

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Traumatic events are distressing or life-threatening experiences that can severely compromise emotional well-being. Such events can include being the victim of a crime, experiencing or witnessing a severe accident, receiving a life-threatening medical diagnosis, exposure to a natural disaster, participating in war combat or enduring physical, sexual or emotional abuse. After a traumatic event it […]

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