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From soldier to student: Combating PTSD and integration into collegiate life
Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 4:30pm

From soldier to student:
Combating PTSD and integration into collegiate life

Thursday, February 23rd, 4:30-6:30pm
at the Women's Resource Center
of Portland State University
1802 SW 10th & Montgomery
(Montgomery Hall basement)
Hosted by the Women Veterans Outreach Action Team and the Viking Vets
Guest speakers Belle Bennett Landau, Executive Director Returning Veterans Project
and SSgt Eddie Black, USMC

Join us for an informational event about PTSD and MST (military sexual trauma) at the Women's Resource Center. The event will focus on veterans in transition and address the challenges that veterans face when returning to civilian life. We will also discuss how college campuses can develop an environment that fosters college success in veteran populations. For more information about this event visit www.pdx.edu/wrc, contact the Women Veteran Outreach Coordinator, Britni Mimms at bmimms@pdx.edu or call the Women's Resource Center at 503-725-5672.

About the speakers: Belle Landau has been the executive director at the Returning Veterans Project for two years. Her youngest son is an OIF veteran. Belle’s employment background includes developing violence prevention and early intervention programs and managing and raising funds for nonprofits that serve women, families and children. SSgt. Eddie Black, is a Marine veteran of Desert Storm and an OIF combat veteran. He is currently serving his country in the capacity of Reintegration Area Manager Southern Oregon, for the South Oregon Reintegration Team.