How The Purple Heart Can Help Heal Veterans with PTSD

[Must-read article with accompanying articles that sum up the importance of how to respond/'treat' trauma.]   "Granting the Purple Heart is just the first step in fully legitimizing and addressing PTSD. We also need systemic reform of the VA and a better system for providing the long term clinical treatment that its casualties deserve. But awarding the medal in cases of PTSD will accomplish one essential goal: giving the respect and acknowledgement to those who are suffering from...

From Misery to Mission

"In my opinion, recovery from formative trauma requires recognition of both our wounds and the strengths that grow out of them. Of course, believing that early horrors can germinate into positive qualities seems to risk excusing mistreatment of...

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