Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Invisible Wounds of Combat PTSD

What challenges do soldiers face when they develop PTSD and traumatic brain injuries? On March 21, 2013, Hahna David Patterson, director of psychological health at the Maine National Guard, described combat PTSD to an audience of mental health professionals at the Maine Suicide Prevention Program’s annual conference, “Taking Science into Practice: Beyond the Basics in […]

Fixing My Mental and Physical Health

Jeff Irving, a former auto technician, is now starting a website called My Wellness Project. He plans to open a community center where people can teach one another self-care skills. He is also the president of Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – Maine. He spoke with Kat Friedrich, CCSME’s social media and internet marketing consultant, […]