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Resources Available to NWAR Veterans Triggered by Russian War on Ukraine

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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 journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.