In honor of Women's History Month, a group of individuals from the sports world discuss the role of women in sports, from auto racing pro Danica Patrick, to Lauren Silberman who became the first woman ever to try out for the NFL.
Then, a serious discussion on the rising epidemic of post-traumatic stress disorder among our returning veterans as one mom shares her emotional story about her son who suffered from the disorder.
Businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison talks about the universal effort to give back on what is known as Good Deeds Day.
WOMEN IN SPORTS & SPORTS IN GENERAL
Vets4warriors – If a vet is looking for peer support, Vets4Warriors is available at 1.855.838.8255. This is a peer-support line, staffed by veterans 27/7. (Run by the University of Medicine & Dentistry, NJ. http://www.vets4warriors.com/ )
NVF – The National Veteran's Foundation runs a hotline and live-chat service, staffed by veterans who are trained in crisis management. (1.888.777.4443 or www.nfv.org)
GiveAnHour has therapists across the county that have donated their time and they are easy to find with a zip code search.
Therapists with the Soldier's Project can connect in person, with Skype, by email ... whatever works. Both are particularly useful for people who may be geographically distant from military or VA services.
National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.
GOOD DEEDS DAY