From 1776 until now, 239 years of brave men and women, the best in the world, fought to give us our freedom and are now fighting to preserve it. Happy Independence Day!! Be safe and enjoy!! #GetintheFight #BreaktheStigma ... See MoreSee Less
It's great to see more news stations tackle this subject. While unexpected fireworks do not bother all service members, it can have negative effects on some. We want everyone to be able to enjoy fireworks especially during our Independence Day but we should learn to respect those that sacrifice for us. Know why it can trigger symptoms of PTS. If you are a Veteran and have difficulties with fireworks, there are ways to learn how to enjoy them again. We must be proactive. #GetintheFight #BreaktheStigma ... See MoreSee Less
As you celebrate the fourth of July with fireworks, some veterans are asking you to be aware if you live near them. Some veterans are putting out signs in their front yards to ask neighbors to be cour...
Tune in tonight on WLTX News19 as we talk about how fireworks can trigger PTS symptoms in Veterans. Do fireworks bother you? How do you handle the PTS triggers from fireworks? Let us know! #GetintheFight #BreaktheStigma ... See MoreSee Less
Very interesting report coming tonight at 11 from Savannah Levins that may just change the way you think about fireworks on the 4th. (Watch the report here: on.wltx.com/1IroWrM)
This morning's interview with @cplstevendiaz from veteran's support group Hidden Wounds. We discuss PTSD and how fireworks shows affect some veterans on July 4 and New Year's Eve. Let's hope everyone has a safe and happy Independence Day...
June 27th is National PTSD Awareness Day. Throughout our nation's current wars we have lost more of our service members to their battle with PTSD than enemy action. Know the signs, be aware of resources, reach out for help if you need it, and most importantly look out for each other. #GetintheFight #BreaktheStigma ... See MoreSee Less