The Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness salutes all active duty service men and women, veterans and their families for preserving America’s freedoms.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is the nation’s largest health care system designed to address the treatment and supportive service needs of veterans.
NAMI provides a Veterans Resources Center that consolidates the most useful online resources, whether you are looking for information on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, other mental health issues or how to obtain benefits from the DVA.
Have you ever been “high as a kite” and disgruntled at the same time? Probably that comes with age 92, which there are not too many of us left.
Anyway — good news first: Great grandbaby Sydney finally got well, plus walked alone and it was to her grandfather, Harold Henderson, who was here with wife Becky, visiting for Labor Day weekend with daughter Susan and son-in-law Jonathan and the baby. His brother Mark and wife Lynda, their daughter Michelle, all former Rustonites, and Michelle’s husband Brad and little son Max were also here from Oklahoma.
Yes, parents and kids, it is that time once again. As a former teacher, I used to indulge in decorating my boards to influence happiness and encourage learning. The kids would drag their book bags, and I would just smile and welcome them to the door. After January, it is hard to keep children on task with the work you are on.