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Resources Available to NWAR Veterans Triggered by Russian War on Ukraine

An anti-terrorist operation mobilizes in eastern Ukraine.
Ukraine Ministry of Defense/Creative Commons
Anti-terrorist troops mobilize in eastern Ukraine.

Northwest Arkansas Veterans witnessing coverage of the Russian siege on Ukraine, especially those who suffer with PTSD — post traumatic stress disorder — may be triggered by violent events unfolding in that war. Dr. Aaron Carson, associate director of the Behavioral Health Clinic at UAMS-NW in Fayetteville, a former VA psychiatric provider, suggests ways to help. Those in crisis can call 1-800-273-8255.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for <i>Ozarks at Large.</i>