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David Hilton, Part 1: Warrior, Leader, Mentor, Friend
Mental Health

David Hilton, Part 1: Warrior, Leader, Mentor, Friend

Anger alone is a self-defeating, unsustainable motive for a lifelong commitment to social change.This is how David Hilton (1953-2003) inspired me to change the system, and how I combined his inspiration with my own personal qualities to sustain a lifetime of activism.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Tips for Sufferers and Families
Mental Health

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Tips for Sufferers and Families

Traumatic experiences become post-traumatic stress disorder when the feelings surrounding them invade the involuntary centers of the brain, such as the “fight or flight” response. Returning war veterans are making it a social issue as well as an individual and family issue. The best intervention is support from peers.