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My Story with The Soldiers Project

Dick has been working with PTSD since 1995, initially with police officers, correctional officers, and injured workers. When soldiers began to return from the Iraq War he became increasingly aware that many were suffering from this disorder, and it soon became apparent

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In it Together: The Effects of PTSD on Families

It is a great feat to be able to fight for our country. Veterans of war have gone through intense training, both physically and mentally to be able to put themselves out on the front lines. These men and women are responsible for the lives of

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My Story with The Soldiers Project

Soldiers served us. The least we can do is serve them. That’s what I thought when I learned about the Soldiers Project. They put their lives on the line to protect all of us. As clinicians, we can offer a line into their inner lives. Inner feelings and experience are not exactly valued in the military

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New Honorary Board Members

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Marvin Southard & Ms. Teri Kelsall are joining our Honorary Board of Directors. Marvin Southard is a professor of practice and director of the Doctorate program at the University of Southern California. Teri Kelsall is a founder of The Jonas Project.

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Executive Director – Stepping into the Trenches

It’s hard to believe that I have already been with The Soldiers Project for a month! It has been a whirlwind of meetings, planning sessions and getting up to speed with this amazing organization. I am extremely grateful to our loyal volunteers and donors who have supported

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Retraumatization & PTSD

If you’re reading this article you are likely to either be coping with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) yourself, or searching for ways to help another person cope with it. Avoiding retraumatization as much as possible is one of the most important ways to do that.

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Smoking Among Veterans, Why is it so Prevalent?

Numerous studies have shown that the prevalence of cigarette smoking is significantly higher among people in military service than in civilians. According to the Institute of Medicine their Combating Tobacco in Military and Veteran Populations report, male veterans (age 25-64)

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Training Corner

Whether someone is newly grieving, or remembering a dear one who died long ago, Memorial Day can bring about many unexpected emotions. Social media, television, and movies containing pictures and sound bites of families celebrating, may serve as constant reminders of what

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Strength in the Face of Unimaginable Challenges

Addiction is a hard enough condition to battle — add an additional mental health issue like depression into the equation, and life can feel downright hopeless at times.We spoke with several graduates of recovery programs, many of whom worked through their issues with

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The Journey To Healing Continues

It is never easy to ask for help. No one wants to admit that they “can’t do it” or that something is “too hard.” This trait isn’t reserved to service members and veterans, it is a human affliction.

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The Soldiers Project on Facebook

"You can't patch a #wounded soul with a Band-Aid"-The Black Echo by Michael Connelly #PTSD #Supportourtroops ... See MoreSee Less

You cant patch a #wounded soul with a Band-Aid-The Black Echo by Michael Connelly #PTSD #Supportourtroops

Thanks so much to Motion Fitness Group for an amazing event on #Veterans Day! Special thanks to Ryan Hall for hosting Natasha and Mike for a fun-filled evening that raised more than $10,000 for The Soldiers Project. ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks so much to Motion Fitness Group for an amazing event on #Veterans Day!  Special thanks to Ryan Hall for hosting Natasha and Mike for a fun-filled evening that raised more than $10,000 for The Soldiers Project.

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Changing the game in mental and behavioral health for our beloved veterans and their loved ones! Proud to be in the "fight" with the Motion Fitness Group. This is what "wellness" looks like! A great community partnership. Check them out in Irvine. They will change your life!

It was such a pleasure partnering with The Soldiers Project! Thank you for quickly providing everything needed to make this event a success.

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