PTSD, Still Leaning Forward. But It Hurts

My colleagues might have me stung up for for suggesting military precision when it comes to clinical work. The accountability outlined here is the critical point. No matter if we are serving veterans or not. Let’s be accountable for the work we do with the individuals in our care. So well put and great post!

PTSD A Veteran's View


“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength”.

 – Marcus Aurelius


 Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki told the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that he will not resign in the wake of his department being accused of deadly delays in health care at some of its hospitals.

“I serve at the pleasure of the president,” Shinseki told the news paper when asked whether he would step down. “I signed on to make some changes, I have work to do.” — (CNN)


When I was in the military, though years or even now decades ago, the Commanding Officer was held accountable for the performance or lack of performance of the squadron. If something happened on his watch, he was held overall accountable. And if there was lack of faith in his commanding techniques, he was relieved, fired. I saw…

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2 thoughts on “PTSD, Still Leaning Forward. But It Hurts

    1. I primarily work with children and have always “heard things” about how our vets have been treated with regard to mental health. Since I have been on social media these thing have been confirmed. This post is really solution focused, look forward to hearing more.


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