Flint Hills Volunteer Center - Suicide Awareness P.A.C.T. Ep 10 - Mark Claussen and USO Dogs
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The director of USO Kansas, Mark Claussen, came up with a super cool concept: therapy dogs for those that serve in our military. In this episode of Suicide Awareness PACT, Mark tells Lori and Dave how rescue dogs Farley and Remi, are reaching out to soldiers, and how their senses can tell if a soldier is experiencing mental health struggles.
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“P.A.C.T.” is an acronym for “Prevention, Awareness, Compassion, Training.” It’s a collaborative effort with the Flint Hills Volunteer Center, the Kansas Health Foundation, AmeriCorps Seniors, and the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation. In the PACT podcast series, we’ll visit with community members and professionals to address the various myths and the stigma associated with suicide.
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