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A Soldier's Personal Struggle At Home

Honoring our veterans on Memorial Day means remembering the sacrifices they make and the hardships they endure as a result of their service to our country.

While many military members returning from deployment will experience some challenges during their first few months transitioning into life at home, others are unable to fully reintegrate into society.

The most common mental health issue associated with veterans and combat situations is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an anxiety disorder that occurs after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic or life-threatening event. Its symptoms, including reliving the event, avoiding places that serve as reminders or constantly feeling fearful or anxious, can appear immediately or even years later and last for extended periods of time. Symptoms are usually so severe that they disrupt normal daily life, from maintaining relationships to the ability to work. Other mental health issues commonly experienced by veterans include depression and other anxiety disorders, as well as substance abuse to cope with these issues.

As an alternative to Veteran's Affairs services, Krist Samaritan Center offers weekly personalized counseling services for veterans. Call 281.480.7754 for more information or to schedule an appointment — and start the healing process today. 

Caring for Military Families
Deployment is difficult for parents, spouses and children as well as it is for soldiers. Krist Samaritan Center also offers counseling services to families dealing with stress, grief and depression related to a loved one's military service, or to families that need help living alongside veterans struggling with mental illness.
Introducing Speech Therapy Services

Bay Area Speech Language Learning Associates (BASLLA) services are now available at Krist Samaritan Center for toddlers, children, teens and adults.

Our speech-language pathologists will address issues including:
-	Language and speech disorders
-	Learning disabilities
-	Developmental disorders and autism
-	Phonological processing
-	Aphasia (stroke rehabilitation)
-	And more!

For more information, visit our website or call 281.488.7221.
http://www.samaritanhouston.org/services/speech-therapy.html 

Announcing A New Clinical Director

Krist Samaritan Center congratulates Orion Mosko, PhD, on his promotion to Clinical Director! While continuing to see clients, Dr. Mosko will manage clinical and administrative functions at the Center, as well as provide guidance for the Center's clinical staff.
At Krist Samaritan Center, our services include:
Counseling - Psychological testing - Psychiatric consultation- Education and training - Congregational Care programs 
For more information, call our main office at 281.480.7554 or visit our website. 
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