No Warriors Left Behind

This is a project I’ve been working on for the past year. This project was developed to save lives, inform, and bring the military community together. It will save lives by making it easy for suicidal veterans to connect to a person who can help them right away. It will provide information and links that […]

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Women Veterans: Her Own Field of Combat

We met her at an LA Collaborative meeting.  That’s the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, a group of community stakeholders, agencies and representatives serving veterans and military families in Greater Los Angeles. Like the NVF’s Women Veteran Outreach Coordinator Leaphy Khim, this woman Is a veteran.  The two of them sat together in an early morning […]

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PTSD Treatment for Veterans: What’s Working, What’s New, and What’s Next

Miriam Reisman More than a decade of war in the Middle East has pushed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the forefront of public health concerns. The last several years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans seeking help for PTSD,1 shining a spotlight on this debilitating condition and raising […]

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How We Mask Our Authenticity

This is how we feel after coming back from the war. “We are all just actors trying to control and manage our public image, we act based on how others might see us.” ―Erving Goffman Recently, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about what it means t… Source: How We Mask Our Authenticity

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