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Ex-Army chaplain spreads awareness of veterans with PTSD

Posted by qmtroy on February 14, 2015 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

BY PEGGY MISHOE

 

More and more people are learning about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), how to recognize it and how to help its victims, including many Baptist women across America, such as the Woman’s Missionary Union of the Waccamaw Baptist Association

The Rev. Michael BeLue, the WBA’s interim director of missions, has seen it firsthand. It was BeLue’s experience and background that led Peggy Jones, director of the WMU, to ask him to speak t...

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Timothy M. Rivinus: Be mindful of the memories of combat veterans

Posted by qmtroy on July 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

BY TIMOTHY M. RIVINUS

Veterans Day and Memorial Day are designated to honor those who have served, been wounded or have given their “last full measure of devotion” to the country. With combat veterans among us, the Fourth of July also deserves equal consideration and preparation.

From our country’s beginning, small arms fire and the firing cannons have been part of our celebration of independence. In 1776, our 13 colonies were battlefields. The sounds of the Four...

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One Warrior's Perspective On PTSD

Posted by qmtroy on September 18, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

by Scot Spooner on September 17, 2013

 Quin has been on me to write this article now for months, and I now feel that the time is right to do so. Tom and I have done videos and podcasts up until this point. Funny thing is, I believe I am better at writing about things than I am speaking about them, so this is truly overdue and I am excited to get it all out on paper. I have no idea where this writing will go, and plan on just letting it fly, so if the material is in no certain order...

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The FACTS on PTSD

Posted by qmtroy on April 9, 2013 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after a person has been through a traumatic event. A traumatic event is something terrible and scary that someone sees, hears about or that happens to the person, such as: (1) combat exposure/military sexual trauma; (2) child sexual or physical abuse; (3) terrorist attack; (4) sexual or physical assault; (5) serious accidents, like a car wreck; and (6) natural disasters, like a fire, tornado, hurricane, flood or earthquake. During a traumatic eve...

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