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For veterans working in US federal prisons, PTSD and government shutdown could be deadly

“In my first deployment, we lost 19 guys, including five of my closest friends,” Sam said. “My company commander was killed in an IED attack. In my second deployment, I lost one of my soldiers to a vehicle [attack], and then a week after we returned home, one of my soldiers committed suicide.” In his… Read More »

Domestic Violence Awareness: 7 signs you may be suffering from PTSD and how to get help

It may happen once or it could take place over the course of several years, but  the psychological impacts can last a lifetime. Domestic violence is a reality for more than 12 million men and women in the United States annually, according to the National Domestic Violence Hotline. This translates to about 24 people every… Read More »