“All of us should pay attention to our emotional well being just like we pay attention to our physical well being.” Barbara Van Dahlen, named to TIME magazine’s 2012 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, is the founder and president of Give an Hour.
Army Veteran Shoots Herself In The Face And Lives To Tell The Story: How She Took On Her PTSD. And Won.
“At some point I threatened to kill my partner and myself. I was put in the psych ward and diagnosed with PTSD.” Cleo DeLoner has a very powerful story to share. She is an Army Veteran and former police officer who sunk so deep into depression and PTSD, that she tried to take her own life.
“We call it like suicide porn. If you see veterans in the news, nine times out of ten it is something about PTSD or suicide and we are more than that.” Derek Weida served in the Army’s elite 82nd Airborne Division on three tours of duty. Being a soldier was his whole life.