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Author Westlund, Stephanie, author
Title Field exercises : how veterans are healing themselves through farming and outdoor activities / Stephanie Westlund
Imprint Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, 2014
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  616.85212 W5279 2014    AVAILABLE  -  30500101503269
Descript x, 229 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-210) and index
Chapter 1, Transitioning to Civilian Life and Living with Post-Traumatic Stress -- Chapter 2, Connections between Nature and Healing -- Chapter 3, Getting Back to Our Roots -- Nathan Lewis and the Veterans' Sanctuary -- Chapter 4, Peace by the River : Christian McEachern and theCanadian Veteran Adventure Foundation -- Chapter 5, Tangible Results -- Penny Dex, Doug Fir Veterans and Boots to Roots -- Chapter 6, "We All We Got" : Deston Denniston and VETS_CAFE -- Chapter 7, Learning to Trust Again : Steve Critchley, Jim Marland and Can Praxis -- Chapter 8, "Each Year I Feel Better" : Christopher Brown and Growing Veterans -- Chapter 9, A Chance to Prove Myself Again : Gordon Cousins -- Chapter 10: "Life Is Good Now" : Shepherd Bliss and Kokopelli Farm -- Chapter 11: Making a Case for Green Care in North America -- Endnotes -- Appendix 1: Resources for Veterans -- Appendix 2: Gardening on Your Own or With Your Family -- Index -- About the Author
Link Westlund, Stephanie, author. Field exercises. (CaOONL)20149023162
Subject Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Alternative treatment
Veterans -- Mental health
Nature, Healing power of
Agriculture -- Therapeutic use
Gardening -- Therapeutic use
Outdoor recreation -- Therapeutic use
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