veteran families http://kalw.org en Veterans find peace and community through mindfulness http://kalw.org/post/veterans-find-peace-and-community-through-mindfulness <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Nathan and Lesley Keith met on a military base in Kuwait, in 2006. They’re both Navy veterans, and together they served for a cumulative 27 years. In many ways, they’re well-adjusted, regular people. And on the surface they lead regular lives. But dig a little deeper, and you’ll find that the Keiths are in the middle of a serious struggle. It started in 2006, just after they came back from Kuwait. </span></p><p><span style="font-size:20px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:29:31 +0000 Judy Silber 36733 at http://kalw.org Veterans find peace and community through mindfulness The Ripple Effects of PTSD http://kalw.org/post/ripple-effects-ptsd <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What veterans have seen at war doesn’t just affect them – it also affects the people around them. Journalist Mac </span>McClelland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been reporting on how Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects families and how they cope when very little treatment is available. </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Casey Miner interviews </span>McClelland<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about her recent article in </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="motherjones.com">Mother Jones</a></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> magazine titled, “Is PTSD contagious?”&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 06:04:20 +0000 Casey Miner 27141 at http://kalw.org The Ripple Effects of PTSD