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Congresswoman helps reunite wounded vet with Army dog

WASHINGTON — For more than a year in Afghanistan, Ellen the black lab sniffed out explosives while on patrol with her handler, Army Spc. Josh Tucker. 851 more words


Police PTSD Would Qualify For Workplace Injury In Proposed Bill

DENVER (CBS4)- Some lawmakers are hoping to help police officer suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD.

The disorder doesn’t currently qualify as a workplace injury for officers. 173 more words


An Acronym Can Be a Window

“PK”, as some know, stands for “Preacher’s Kid”.  It is a term first applied to her and to her sister upon arriving at the meetinghouse, even before her father was officially offered the position of minister there. 1,229 more words

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Sleeping With Monsters

He holds on to me as he shivers violently, but his skin burns like fire and is making me sweat.

For about twenty minutes, he sleeps almost peacefully. 475 more words

Short Stories


Today, I am tired.

I am tired of fighting.
I am tired of trying.
I am tired of thinking, analyzing, trying to understand.
I am tired of improving. 131 more words


Officer and Paramedics Aid Elderly Man Spitting Up Blood

By: Jordan Bayes

On April 8, Officer Jay Ward and two paramedics came to the assist of an elderly man that had been spitting up blood in his sink. 325 more words


Trauma on the job: No shame in asking for help

by Donna Ferguson, Psychologist with the WSIB Psychological Trauma Program

Military suicides and stories of police or paramedics suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have increasingly become front-page news. 429 more words

Care & Treatment