Not All Therapy Is The Same…

By Vanessa Stapleton – President Armor Up West Virginia

With COVID 19 comes a wave of therapists offering Telehealth and online counseling. Telehealth and online counseling services are wonderful for rural areas like WV. In most of our small towns, there are therapists available. It is important to know that not all therapy is the same.

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“My Reality” From the Front Lines of COVID-19

While Americans watch COVID-19 sweep the country, three states seem to stand out from the others; Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. These states have seen the greatest impact from COVID-19 with high infection and spread rates. But what is it like on the front lines in one of these states? How are first responders dealing with the pandemic? I want to explain to you what it is like.

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When the Helper Needs Help… Working Through A Pandemic

By Sasha J. Lefler

I am a Critical Care Paramedic in a small town.  I’m also the supervisor of our county’s division.  I’ve worked for the same company since 2003, and I love what I do and where I work.  Sometimes, because we aren’t in big cities, it gets brushed off as we don’t experience the trauma and PTSD that first responders in the more populated areas experience.  But I don’t agree.  Sometimes, I think it’s worse.

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