Managing our Fear

We all have fears and insecurities as well as strengths and resilience. The trick is to keep them in balance. Deb Hogan, shares her own journey. Locked in fear for many years, she has grown through her fear to learn to manage her health. In addition, through her very beautiful music and her faith, she has reached out to others to help them also Walk Out of Worry. Dr. Gary Wood adds his comments.

PTSD: A National Health Crisis

Studies show that one in every five troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Joyce and Mike speak with Michelle Bellon about her new novel, “The Complexity of a Soldier,” in which she depicts a soldier going through (PTSD).
Successfully integrating a soldier back into civilian life requires evaluation and psychological counseling and support, both for the soldier and for his or her family. Similarly, people with repeated medical crises are also at risk for PTSD.