By Vanessa Stapleton – President- Armor Up West Virginia
We live in a time where EVERYONE has an opinion. Opinions are not always backed with education and research. When dealing with PTSD, people want to tell you what they would do or even what you should do. More often than not, those “opinions” are based on no research, no experience, and no education on the topic. Most are just casual comments that people say without thinking of the damage they are doing to another human with their words. The truth is that someone who has never lived in the hell of PTSD has no idea what they “would do” in that situation.
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By Safe Call Now Admin Staff
About a year ago I purchased a set of resistant fitness bands online. The idea was with my busy travel schedule I could easily fit them in my suitcase and do a 15 to 20 minute workout in the hotel room prior to speaking.
That small decision has been a great investment in fitness and health. I can pop on some upbeat music and get a nice workout to start my day. It got me to thinking of a number of small things I can do that make a big difference in the quality and effectiveness of my life. The most important tips I have come to realize are the first two
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By Vincent Bindi – First Responder & Family Wellness
As a treatment facility that caters to veterans, it is imperative that we are familiar with the VA Mission Act so that we may provide additional support to our veteran clients. While veterans in our program maintain weekly contact with their VA representatives, we at TruVida Recovery and Wellness Military Veterans Program are skilled in navigating the appropriate programs for our clients.
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