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Warrior: How to Support Those Who Protect Us

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Warrior brings the worlds of the warrior and those they protect together to shine light on things that many of us thought we understood.

Trust

Stigma

Firearms

The Imploding Mind

Connection

Dr. Shauna Springer is a nationally recognized expert on initiatives that benefit the military community. Known as "Doc Springer", she is a trusted adviser for a vast network of veterans, mili
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Published May 18th 2020 by Armin Lear Press LLC
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Doug
Oct 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who might have, or knows someone who has, suicide as an active word in their vocabulary.
Recommended to Doug by: Mentor; fellow veteran
As a retired Marine of nearly 30-years of service, the well roundedness of WARRIOR is heartfelt – heartfelt because many other books have fictional situations or examples to support one’s book; Doc Springer does not. She uses real people and real situations throughout her writing that substantiates the outcome. Simply put, WARRIOR is chock-full of empirical examples and not theoretical. This book is real.

What she shares has broad implications, not just for warriors, but for human mental wellnes
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Bob Buhr
Jul 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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This is a wonderful and insightful book and a must read for anyone working with our returning Warriors. I would recommend this important resource not only for professional counselors and veterans service officers, but for the Warriors themselves, as well as their family members. Through Doc Springer's extensive work with our returning Vets, she has been able to gain their trust, and through this trust, she has helped those veterans to understand their feelings, to cope, and ultimately to help he ...more
Jennifer Gray
Nov 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Doc Springer speaks right to the heart of the true pain that so many struggling with PTSD, suicidal ideation, and trauma are facing. Having battled suicidal ideation myself and having experience working with those who are looking for ways to find life on the other side, I highly recommend that you read this book. It will help you understand what so many don't understand about trauma, moral injury, survivor's guilt, and much more. She truly does help us understand how we can better "support those ...more
Jake
Oct 12, 2020 rated it did not like it
Have extra time to read while home during the pandemic. Terrible book not worth your money. Glad it was loaned to me to read, paying nothing. The author comes off as a know it all and an ego that everyone thinks she's an expert. She has at the most 8 yrs experience in govt, a place that cant fire people. I worked with several from the VA. Most of the popular Doctors and counselors don't find a need to write a book. I wonder how many people she 'helped' without taking advantage of them. ...more
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