Monthly Archives: February 2016

Pam Saulsby: When a parent has PTSD

Heroes cry. They bend and shake. They break down. If the numbers from a recent RAND study are right, then about 300,000 returned troops from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are mentally broken. They are battling post-traumatic stress disorder. … Continue reading

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Self care is important but not utilized

Written by Coshandra Dillard, cdillard@tylerpaper.com Are you OK? Have you taken care of your basic needs today? This week? These are seemingly simple questions, but it’s easy to lose focus of self. You get busy at work and don’t have … Continue reading

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Cops need help dealing with trauma

Pretoria – Stronger measures should be taken to help police officers who have suffered traumatic experiences while on duty, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has said. The call comes after this week’s murder-suicide by Sergeant Thamsanqa Tsolo, 40, who … Continue reading

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