Posts Tagged: Peace Hospital

Coping with post traumatic stress disorder

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), also known as “shell-shock,” is a mental health condition that can develop from a traumatic or stressful experience, usually life-threatening. PTSD occurs differently for each person, oftentimes related to the triggering occurrence. PTSD can develop in anyone for any traumatic reason. One example is not being able to ride in…
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Reset and reduce stress

If you’ve felt stressed the past year, you’re not alone.  Stress can occur in anyone, but amid a pandemic, stress can be heightened. Poorly managed stress can take a mental, emotional and even physical toll on your body. Some symptoms to take note of when you feel your stress level rising are: Physically Headache or…
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Raising awareness about developmental disabilities

March is Development Disabilities Awareness Month, a time recognized as raising awareness about inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities in all areas of life, while also promoting respect for anyone with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This month is also a chance to provide understanding, encouragement and opportunities to help anyone with intellectual and developmental disabilities…
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Recognizing human trafficking

Many times, we may think that human trafficking takes place only on the other side of the world, but it happens everywhere. Now more than ever, human trafficking has become one of the biggest threats to many communities and is one the fastest growing illegal industries in the world. According to the National Human Trafficking…
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