Caring for the spirit of veterans fighting PTSD, MIA again!
February 2, 2020
The value of treating the mind and body has been known for decades, not months, but you would not know that with this "news report" about the Veterans Administration. Army to revolutionize healthcare with whole person concept was posted on Wounded Times back in 2008. Many other posts followed that one. A month after that report was posted, the one key finding that was missing, was the spirit. Apparently, that is missing again!
We learned a long time ago that we need more Post Traumatic Spiritual Recovery efforts combined with caring for the mind and body!
Do reporters ever check to see if they are reporting the truth anymore?
If you want reasons why what was learned way back in the 80's on the need to care for the sprit, as well as the mind and body, it is because reporters stopped asking questions!
Veterans Affairs employees try new health care methods aimed to treat both the mind and body
KMOV 4 News
Alyssa Toomey, News 4 Reporter
Feb 1, 2020
St. Louis is one of 18 cities helping to spearhead the shift in healthcare.
Acupuncture, Tai Chi, hypnosis and other methods were part of the VA Employee Whole Health Wellness Retreat.
"I think it's a fantastic concept and a great way to model healthcare," Susan Boyle said. "I think it's what our veterans need instead of looking at them as being sick individuals."
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