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April 25, 2023
Suicide and Post Traumatic Stress among Law Enforcement: The Hidden Dangers
By: Eric_Basek

Law enforcement officers have a challenging job, witnessing and experiencing traumatic incidents that most people cannot even imagine. Although the fear of being killed on the job is a reality, it is just one aspect of the job. Officers are also faced with fatal car accidents, suicides, witnessing poverty and despair, sexual assaults, armed robberies, […]

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April 14, 2023
Breaking the Trauma Comparison
By: John Parris

For years, I struggled with the idea that my trauma wasn’t as “bad” as the trauma that my
best friends experienced. Comparing my trauma to theirs only led to years of depression,
suicidal thoughts, and tendencies.

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April 7, 2023
Go To the F*cking Gym!
By: Eric_Basek

For police officers and military veterans who have experienced trauma, the mental health benefits of team sports and physical fitness cannot be overstated.

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June 30, 2022
Substance Abuse & PTSD Resources
By: Amanda basek

Almost 1 out of every 3 Veterans seeking treatment for substance use disorder also have PTSD. Studies show PTSD and substance use problems are strongly related in people who served in the military and in civilians. Therefore, our organization is raising awareness of co-occurring disorders during May – National Military Appreciation Month as well as […]

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