Talk to your kids about…
In the Valley of Elah
This movie details the consequences of serving one’s country in a combat situation. How do you feel about the possible long-term affects war can have upon some soldiers? What do you think society should do about this situation?
Anyone suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can find resources on the Internet to help steer them toward treatment and help. This page at the National Institute of Mental Health may be a good place to start: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtml