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Challenges associated with PTSD and General Anxiety Disorder- Herman Thomas

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 5:10 PM

At the age of seven, I survived an armed robbery, but witnessed the murder of my mother, her partner, and my godmother, in Harlem (NYC). Although I suffered from a gunshot wound, the mental scars presented the most difficult challenges for me. Several years after this tragic event, I was clinically diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).


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Triggers, PTSD and Complex-PTSD By Herman Thomas

Posted on March 8, 2018 at 12:00 AM


At the age of seven, I survived an armed robbery, but witnessed the murder of my mother, her partner, and my godmother, in Harlem (NYC). Although I suffered from a gunshot wound, the mental scars presented the most difficult challenges for me. Several years after this tragic event, I was clinically diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).


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Finding your happy place: PTSD and Anxiety - By Herman Thomas

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 2:05 PM



Recently, I celebrated my 50th birthday. Usually, when one celebrates a birthday, the emotions involved can be breathtaking. Those emotions took me back to my 7th birthday in 1975.


As a child, I never really focused on gifts associated with Christmas or my birthday. All I really cared about was being with my mother. I can remember us...

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Ambitions of a Blogger: Homicide, Drugs, Crime and Perdue Pharma By Herman Thomas

Posted on January 18, 2018 at 1:45 PM



Although the 30 largest cities in the United States experienced a double digit increase in their murder rate in 2016, crime nationwide remained near all-time lows. Even with that being the case, one thing remains constant and that's death, no matter the cause, leaves behind a trail of hurt and pain for the loved ones of the deceased. note: 2017 FBI date not available until 2018.

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Challenges Associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Posted on December 9, 2017 at 11:30 AM

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The year was 1975 and the month was June. I was seven years old when I witnessed the tragic murders of my mother, Helen Thomas, her boyfriend Ian Richardson; and my godmother, Ethylene Carne.



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