A very Good and Informative Post. Please Read and share your thoughts.
Special days & weeks in July
Along with Advocacy & Awareness
for mental health related issues
(and a calendar for the month!)
by Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
Part of the ADD/ADHD Cormidities series
July is Fire Cracker Month in America
Please be aware that many vets will have flashbacks triggered by those noisy explosions that you think are harmless fun.
If ALL you want is to make a bunch of noise, please think again – or, at least, confine them to ONE DAY – July 4th, when many vets with PTSD go away.
Addendum from a comment from Ray’s dad Colin:
Pet owners will also really appreciate fireworks being restricted to that one celebration day. They can then plan their pet’s outdoor time accordingly. In advance… many thanks to all those who do limit their celebrations to July 4, and are respectful and sympathetic to vets……
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