Women Veterans Appreciation Day

June 12 is Women Veterans Appreciation Day 

Today, June 12, is recognized as Women’s Veterans Appreciation Day. After two years of debate in Congress, on June 12, 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act into law, allowing women to serve as regular members of the military. Several states already recognize June 12 as Women Veterans Appreciation Day, …

PTSD Awareness Month

June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month

Managing trauma is no easy task, and at times it takes the strength of a lion. PTSD is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. It’s completely normal to have unsettling memories or have trouble sleeping …