• How Art is Helping Military Communities Process Trauma

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    How Art is Helping Military Communities Process Trauma
    Date
    Thu, 11/18/2021 - 12:00
    Carolyn Coons
    Thu, 11/18/2021 - 18:59
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    By Arts Midwest
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    Did you know that more than 400,000 men and women of our armed services have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries since 2000 and 11-20 percent of all veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have post-traumatic stress disorder in a given year? Participation in creative arts therapies or in community arts programs can help individuals process the “invisible wounds” of war, and help them...
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