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Thornton Senior News

They had no meeting last Thursday as a funeral was being held at the church. The menu for Thursday, Nov. 16 is to be roast turkey, cornbread dressing and gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans, potato pie, tea/milk. They hope you will be able to attend. Give Janice Bilbrey a call of your intentions at 254/203-2769.

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Supporting Veterans with PTSD: Recognizing Signs and Providing Help

In 1980, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was identified as a distinct disorder with a specific set of symptoms and was officially added to the Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It’s very important to recognize the prevalence of PTSD in veterans, most often this population will not talk about what happened during the war. At times, PTSD occurs against someone’s will with flashbacks. They happen involuntarily. Psychological clues and triggers cause these flashbacks. Things like loud noises, smells, laughter, etc. Individuals aware of the triggers start avoiding these triggers and this affects quality of life.


Groesbeck Journal

P.O. Box 440
Groesbeck, TX 76642
Phone: 254-729-5103
Fax: 254-729-0362