Post Traumatic Stress

This Month Only

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June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, and I suppose, as a beneficiary of that legacy, I should chime in and make…

HELP is not spelt H-U-R-T

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September is Suicide Awareness Month, and many groups and organizations have increased their public visibility in order to discuss this very serious subject. Suicide…

Ring the Bell II

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For the past week, I have wanted to write an article about self-definition—how we see and understand who we are.  I can define myself…

Living with Ghosts

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During the last week, I’ve been struggling with memories rooted in a catastrophic event (a fire) that took place in 2011; troubles compounded by…

A New Family

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Ordinarily, I’m not a fan of groups.  The experiences I’d had with them when I was younger were distasteful, to say the least, and…