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Archive for June 2013

Prairie View clinician describes PTSD symptoms related to cancer

Newton, Kan. – June is PTSD Awareness Month. Prairie View joins the National Center for PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) in calling public attention to symptoms and treatments of the disorder. While PTSD is most often associated with veterans returning from intense combat duty, its symptoms can appear after an individual has experienced other kinds of…

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Prairie View therapist leads church class discussion on mental health in Bible

Newton, Kan. – For many churches, mental health concerns, like suicides or affairs, linger beneath the surface of congregational life. Often not acknowledged like physical concerns such as cancer or diabetes, mental illnesses lead suffering individuals to mask their pain, but the shame they feel often affects church life. One in five North Americans experience…

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Prairie View calls attention to PTSD Awareness Month, Day

Newton, Kan. – Prairie View joins the National Center for PTSD in asking the public to “Take the Step: Raise PTSD Awareness.” Both groups are drawing attention to June as PTSD Awareness Month and June 27 as PTSD Awareness Day. What is PTSD? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a severe stressor-related disorder that follows exposure…

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New Health Ministries Clinic medical director announced

Newton, Kan. – A desire to work in family medicine with underserved patient populations, Spanish-speaking patients and patients in a group setting led Rachel Eash-Scott, MD, to accept the position of Medical Director at Health Ministries Clinic. “I’m thrilled to be working for an organization that has such an important part to play in the…

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