Two Novel Ways to Use Music for Relief of Fear and Anxiety
Relax to music. Soundtrack your workout. Build a playlist around a mood. All good. How are they working for...0
The Two-Minute Treatment: Meetings
The March monthly meeting of the San Diego Veterans Coalition was effective. Several Partners told me they left more...
A Call for a New Response to War
Last week I attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a new exhibit at the San Diego Veterans...
Preventing Veteran Suicide with Connectedness
Preventing Veteran Suicide: It’s hard to consider all the aspects of suicide without recalling the very public self-immolation of...
Suicide and Compassionate Care
For the last three years I’ve had the honor of being a personal advocate for a Vietnam Veteran and...
Is Government the Answer to Military Suicide?
I’m a big believer in doing what can be done to stop suicide, especially among VMGR (Veterans, Military Guard...
Music for Military Family Month
It’s distressing to watch news reports claiming this or that “new treatment for PTSD” can help Veterans. There’s nothing...
Healing with tunes and kazoos — from U-T San Diego Tuesday May 27, 2014
Healing with tunes and kazoos Volunteer gets to the heart of music therapy By Karla Peterson6 a.m.May 27, 2014 Volunteer...
Veterans Not Victims
The latest statistics on post-9/11 members of the Armed Forces estimate that 20% will experience combat-related post-traumatic stress. The...
How to Fill the Biggest Gap in Veterans Services
Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with a professor from San Diego State University School of Public Affairs....