The American River Current

Veteran shares his struggles with PTSD

Speaker Bryan Adams recounts his time serving in the US Army and the mental after effects of being a sniper during the Iraq war on May 4. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Claire Bathory

May 7, 2016

Iraq war veteran and Purple Heart recipient Bryan Adams spoke at American River College on Wednesday, addressing the reality of PTSD and the experiences that he’d brought back with him to the United States after his time in the service. PTSD, like many mental health issues, isn’t spoken about openl...

Life coach gives nutrition advice at ARC

Life coach Barbie Paget lead a workshop on cognition and nutrition on April 27 as part of her two-day series. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Claire Bathory

May 2, 2016

When life coach Barbie Paget was told by her doctor that she was “too fat to hold (herself up)” after breaking her ankle earlier in her life, she made a decision to learn about what she was putting into her body. In the third module of her success workshop, Paget emphasized that “we never wan...

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