There never was a good war or a bad peace. ~Ben Franklin
Time: July 21, 2009 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Joy Mennonite Church
Street: 504 NE 16th Street, on the corner of Lincoln
City/Town: Oklahoma City
Website or Map: http://centerforconscience.org
Phone: 405-236-4938, ext. 2
Event Type: ptsd, film-screening, free
Organized By: The Oklahoma Center for Conscience and Oklahoma GI Rights Hotline
Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2009
Documentary video explores the hidden wounds of war -- PTSD
The Oklahoma Center for Conscience and Oklahoma GI Rights Hotline invite you to a screening of the film "PTSD: Invisible Wounds of War" on Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 pm at Joy Mennonite Church in Oklahoma City. After the film, there will be a discussion led by Nathanial Batchelder, a medic in Vietnam and director of Oklahoma City Peace House, Phyllis Byerly, a retired psychologist, and James Branum, a lawyer specializing in military law and supervising attorney for the Oklahoma GI Rights Hotline.
The film presents information about the vast scope of the problem, the potentially severe consequences, and the necessity to seek help. Veterans, elected officials and therapists who specialize in PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) explain the condition and discuss what resources are available and what needs to be improved in treatment and public policy.
The event is free and open to the public. Joy Mennonite is located at 504 NE 16th Street, on the corner of Lincoln.
For more information, email email@example.com
or call 405-236-4938, ext. 2.