Wars at Home

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Combat Catharsis by Jon R. Anderson. (Photo credit: Rob Curtis) 
An article in Army Times about the therapeutic benefits of soldiers telling their stories of combat. The article can be read here. 

Combat Catharsis by Jon R. Anderson. (Photo credit: Rob Curtis) 

An article in Army Times about the therapeutic benefits of soldiers telling their stories of combat. The article can be read here. 

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AfterDeployment.org 
A site dedicated to wellness resources for the military and their families.  

AfterDeployment.org 

A site dedicated to wellness resources for the military and their families.  

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Online documentary series about the experiences of Afghanistan and Iraq veterans as they return home.  

Online documentary series about the experiences of Afghanistan and Iraq veterans as they return home.  

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"The Docs: A graphic novel"
This graphic novel is aimed at helping military first responders deal with the stresses of combat. 

"The Docs: A graphic novel"

This graphic novel is aimed at helping military first responders deal with the stresses of combat. 

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Soldier shares music that helped him recover from spiritual wounds of war

drewreese:

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Christian music, the military and the New Testament story of Lazarus.

For many, a common theme would be difficult to see.

For Drew Reese, they represent experiences that have molded his character and shaped the course of his life. He serves in the military, he was once Lazarus and music saved him from languishing in a dark, foul tomb. The Orange County, Calif., native now lives to share his talents with the hope of awakening others and lifting their spirits heavenward…

Read More by following the link

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700079034/Soldier-shares-music-that-helped-him-recover-from-spiritual-wounds-of-war.html

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Filmmaker Ellen Goosenberg Kent on whether or not PTSD is a real ailment: “If you have any doubt that PTSD is a real thing or you wonder what  causes it or you think PTSD happens because the war is good or it’s bad  or you come home a hero or villain, it’s really irrelevant. What’s  really relevant is that the experience of war — and experiencing man’s  inhumanity to man — causes psychological damage. And that’s really what  we wanted to show.”

nprfreshair:

Filmmaker Ellen Goosenberg Kent on whether or not PTSD is a real ailment: “If you have any doubt that PTSD is a real thing or you wonder what causes it or you think PTSD happens because the war is good or it’s bad or you come home a hero or villain, it’s really irrelevant. What’s really relevant is that the experience of war — and experiencing man’s inhumanity to man — causes psychological damage. And that’s really what we wanted to show.”

(via fitfortroops)