Mark C. Russell, Core Faculty in our PsyD program and Establishing Director of our Institute of War Stress, Injury, Recovery, and Social Justice was recently published in The Huffington Post! His article, The Darker Side of American Military Mental Health Care is part of his “sincere effort to end a tragic generational cycle of largely self-inflicted wartime mental health crises since the First World War (WWI).”
Russell served in the American military for 26 years, as a Marine Sergeant, a Navy Commander, and as a military psychologist deployed in support of the Iraq invasion in 2003, and he says this time “opened my eyes to the painful reality that our country was grossly negligent in its preparation to meet even basic [veterans’ mental health] needs.”
Upon retiring from the military, Russell founded Antioch University Seattle’s Institute of War Stress Injury,…
Original published: 15 March 2017 8:46 pm Read the full Seattle News here
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