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“Depression, Explosive anger, trust issues and drug and alcohol abuse plagued him. This was accompanied by recurring nightmares, a fear that things on the side of the road would blow up…” - “Coping with PTSD”, The Salina Journal. April 21,…
OWF regional coordinator uses personal recovery experience to help others
Caught in a firefight with escaped prisoners during his fifth deployment to Iraq with the 5th Special Forces Group, Chris Self was shot through both legs but figured it was just another day on the job, not a life-changing…
June is PTSD Awareness Month: remember, you are not alone!
While post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often associated with Service members and veterans, affecting an estimated 11 to 20 percent of Service members after a deployment, eight percent of the U.S. population at large will be affected by PTSD…
Most people would have a difficult time maintaining a positive attitude after a serious accident resulting in a traumatic brain injury, speech, balance and memory issues, but not Jeannette Tarqueno. Just four months after being hit in the head by…
There are millions of people out there ignoring disabilities and accomplishing incredible feats. I learned you can learn to do things differently, but do them just as well. I’ve learned that it’s not the disability that defines you, it’s how…
The Warrior Games is one of many events that showcase the resilience and endurance of our Nation’s Service members and veterans. For many, the Warrior Games is more than just a competition; it’s also a path to personal healing….
Posted on May 2, 2013 | No CommentsAn active duty Marine since 2004, Jorge Toledo deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan multiple times and would “go back in a heartbeat.” But a pre-deployment training flight accident at Camp Pendleton in 2011 changed his plans. After his helicopter...
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