October 31st is not Halloween to me anymore. No, I am not against Halloween. I still pass out candy to the kids who dress up and ring my doorbell. In fact, I love seeing the children in the neighborhood wearing their costumes excited to see what treat I have for them. You see, on October.. read more →

Though improvements are there to be seen in the treatment and care of our military suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, it’s not enough. An issue is both quick diagnosis and quick and proper care for all. Anything less is a violation of the covenant this nation has entered with the men and women.. read more →

According to a Dutch study, soldiers deployed in Afghanistan experienced a spike in their PSTD (Post traumatic stress disorder) symptoms immediately upon their return and also 5 years down under. The results from the study thus suggest that screening for symptoms of PSTD should continue beyond just a couple of years after the soldiers have.. read more →