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Pets Help Relieve Hospital Corps School Student Stress

By Lt. Cmdr. Scott Adams, Navy Medicine Training Support Center (NMTSC) Chaplain Almost every Wednesday night for well over a year, I have been bringing certified dogs and cats into the barracks to be available as the students return from Hospital Corps School classes that day so they can “de-stress” by petting and playing with the charismatic and fully trained …

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Navy Medicine Chaplain Offers Compassion for Suicide Prevention

By Capt. Roosevelt Brown, chaplain, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery I remember my first experience of interacting with someone who was suicidal. Even though I was with my pastor, it was a scary occurrence.  I was 23 years old and I was learning to be a chaplain.  He had been called by this young man who said that …

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