It’s OK To Be OK: Successfully Overcoming The Effects Of Combat Trauma

Thursday, May 19, 2022
5:30 – 8:00 PM

Mental Health America of Spartanburg County hosts this special event for May as Mental Health Month. Join us for a distinguished panel discussion with local area influencers about mental health, compassion and overcoming challenges. >> View & Share Flyer

Legion Hall, American Post 28, Duncan Park
94 West Park Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29306

5:30 PMNetworking & Refreshments
6:00 PMPanel Discussion
7:30 PMClosing Remarks


Moderator & Panel

Jody Stedman, Lieutenant Colonel US Army (Ret), Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Chaplain of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Frank Montgomery Chapter 3

Jim Rentz, DMin, Chaplain (CPT) US Army, Vietnam, 44 years pastoral counselor and educator

Claude Schmid, Colonel US Army (Ret), Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Founder of Veteran’s Last Patrol

Peter Moore, PhD, Lieutenant Colonel SCNG (Ret), Vietnam, Desert Storm I, 40 years psychologist, 30 years member of Spartanburg Symphony Orchestra

David Heatherly, PhD, Medic US Army, Vietnam, 42 years marriage and family therapist

Sara McAvoy, LMSW, West Point class of 2004, Transportation Officer US Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, psychotherapist

Event Sponsors

We cannot thank our devoted sponsors enough. These organizations have shown great support from the beginning – influencing program content and helping invite many participants.

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