#WorldSuicidePreventionDay #WSPD

https://www.iasp.info/wspd2019/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Suicide_Prevention_Day Please visit the official World Suicide Prevention Day 2019 website created by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). We invite you to browse our site to find WSPD banners, the World Suicide Prevention Day brochure in various languages, Light a Candle postcards, #WSPD facts and figures and resources. You can also learn…

September is World Suicide Prevention Awareness month

By Mike Mohundro | September 9, 2019 at 5:48 PM CDT – Updated September 10 at 6:01 AM https://www.kfvs12.com/2019/09/09/september-is-suicide-prevention-awareness-month/ CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – Suicide is a serious concern that affects many people in your community, state and across the nation. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month and there is help available for those who…

New Hampshire, USA – Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping for relief

By Michael Casey and Mike Householder | AP September 11 at 3:38 AM https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/veterans-with-ptsd-anxiety-turn-to-beekeeping-for-relief/2019/09/11/fff974ca-d452-11e9-8924-1db7dac797fb_story.html?noredirect=on In this Aug. 7, 2019 photo, U.S. Army veteran Wendi Zimmermann transfers a frame of bees to a new box, while checking them for disease and food supply at the Veterans Affairs’ beehives in Manchester, N.H. Veterans Affairs has begun offering beekeeping at…

How Veterans Can Use Self-Care Habits to Improve Their Mental and Physical Health

By Kelli Brewer – September 9, 2019 https://www.veteransnewsreport.com/2019/09/09/how-veterans-can-use-self-care-habits-to-improve-their-mental-and-physical-health/ Serving in the military requires serious sacrifices. If you’re a veteran of the US Armed Forces, however, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your mental and physical well-being. Taking better care of yourself is essential for preserving your quality of life as a veteran, and there’s no easier…

Chicago – The Battle Within. After decades of war, an increasing number of veterans are facing PTSD

By Katie Scarlett Brandthttps://chicagohealthonline.com/the-battle-within/ Heather Yang didn’t enroll in the Army reserves for combat and action. The Chicago resident enlisted while still in high school in New York, during a relatively peaceful time in the mid-’90s. The September 11 attacks hadn’t yet happened, and the U.S. had years earlier completed the Gulf War.  But during three…