PTSD

Are You Aware?

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Social media are filled with encouragement to ‘become aware’. There are all sorts of legitimate and genuinely urgent things about which awareness should be…

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…