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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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June 9, 2022
You Deserve Space to Heal
By: Amanda basek

by Carey Duval You Deserve Space to Heal Never, ever say “I don’t need help. Other people have had it worse.” That is the single most dangerous phrase you can say to yourself when you are struggling. In reciting, you have denied yourself the right to healing in any way. You resign yourself to suffer […]

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