Overcoming Challenges for Our Returning Veterans

An awesome panel on treatment, assistance, and compassion for returning soldiers and veterans!

Wednesday, December 10, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
at Montgomery Park
2701 NW Vaughn Ave., Portland 97210
Only $50, Including Lunch!
Register Now! Parking is Free!
CEU’s Pending

For the men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, it is crucial that we recognize the symptoms and signs of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, depression, and substance abuse. Our expert panel will provide needed information and insight for providers, families and caring citizens.

Other Topics:

Addressing increased suicide among returning soldiers and veterans
Options for veterans and their families
Effects of multiple deployment
Effects on Families

James M. Sardo, PhD. – Program Co-Manager, Substance Abuse Treatment Program and the PTSD Clinical Team, Portland VA Medical Center
Robert Tell, LCSW – Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Portland VA Medical Center
Major Daniel Thompson – Chaplain, Oregon National Guard Reintegration Team.
To Register, email Danny Slifman or call 503-244-5211.

Brought to you by Oregon Partnership, a statewide non-profit working promoting healthy kids and communities by raising awareness about drug and alcohol issues, providing drug prevention education in classrooms, and 24-hour crisis lines for callers needing help.

To learn more, visit www.orpartnership.org.


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