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The only positive, an abuser moving away = I don't have to see him anymore.

It does show my heart, that when I read that an abuser pastor, had been promoted, that my first deep emotions were deep distress at the thought of him abusing more people and another whole church. 246 more words

Coping with PTSD – Part 3

I’m not even sure where to begin with to be completely honest.

This trip to New York with my girlfriend (we’re still here and will be until August) has really helped me get my life and everything around it back into perspective. 787 more words

Thoughts

Helpless Helpers: A Call to Action?

What happens when those who serve to help us have no one to help them?

Recent news reports have shed light on the struggle that police officers and other first responders – both in Ontario and the rest of Canada – face when dealing with mental illness in their workplace. 361 more words

Combat PTSD & Why Our Brains are NOT MEANT to Endure Trauma.

When I was in graduate school, we had a US Army soldier come to speak to our class to discuss the impact that military combat has on the mental health of US veterans. 640 more words

Mental Health

Children of the Badge: The Impact of Stress on Law Enforcement Children

Author: ©Mark Bond
May 22, 2014

We know that being married to a law enforcement officer (LEO) has its challenges. But how does extended exposure to secondhand stress and trauma affect the children of LEOs? 867 more words

PTSD

The first Draft Lottery, Dec 1, 1969, and my number was 13

My last blog over a month ago left off with police arriving at the Tick Tock Diner. They arrested the fellow who pointed his shotgun at me and I was taken to a hospital. 241 more words

Downtrodden

Downtrodden into the soil
Each time My plans are foiled
Sanity dripping on a misguided belief
That one day, I will find what I seek… 302 more words

Poetry