How To Talk to Your Children About 9/11

With the ten-year anniversary of the September 11th tragedy just around the corner, many are struggling. Those who were very close to the event continue to deal with feelings of trauma, anger, depression, and loss. Many have even been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in relation to 9/11 and its after effects.

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Helping Families of Service Members Who Commit Suicide While in Combat

With a growing number of troops reported to have taken their own lives while in battle, it has been reported that the Pentagon and the White House are now acknowledging service members who committed suicide during combat the same way as other combat related deaths. The change may help to take away the stigma associated […]

Helping Children Deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Yesterday, I saw a little girl that survived the earthquake in Haiti. One year later after the earthquake, she is just beginning to show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Did you know that most people who experience trauma do not show signs of PTSD until a year later? This is ironic, since most of […]