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The Mary Waldon Show: Raising and Empowering Young Women, Mind, Body, and Spirit

The Mary Waldon Show: Raising and Empowering Young Women, Mind, Body, and Spirit

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February 19th 2013:Addressing the Mental Health Crisis of Military Veterans

The mental health of military personnel is a women’s issue. Not only are veterans our brothers, sons, fathers, and husbands, but with women comprising 14% of active-duty personnel, they are also our sisters, daughters, mothers and wives. And in light of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta rescinding the 1994 Pentagon policy that bans women from combat, the mental health of military service personell is very likely to further expand as a women’s issue. While officials are divided about whether women will ultimately serve as infantry troops or in elite special-operations units, the recent moves of

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Mark C. Russell, Ph.D., ABPP, ABCCAP

Mark C. Russell, Ph.D., ABPP, ABCCAP Mark Russell, PhD is Director of the Institute of War Stress Injuries and Social Justice, an institute dedicated to ending repetitive failures in meeting mental health needs of war veterans. Dr. Russell is widely published on the topic of war trauma and most recently has co-authored the book Treating Traumatic Stress Injuries in Military Personnel: An EMDR Practitioner’s Guide (2013) Dr. Russell is a retired Navy Commander, and military psychologist with over 26 years of military service. Dr. Russell testified before the congressionally-mandated Department of Defense Task Force on Mental Health regarding his efforts to prevent a mental health crisis as
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