1 hr 8 min

"And Their Families‪"‬ Mind Beyond the Mission

    • Society & Culture

In this second episode of Mind Beyond the Mission, Brian and Laryssa are joined by Polly Maher, Lived Experience Lead – Families at the Atlas Institute, to discuss how Veteran Family members are impacted by mental health and operational stress injuries.
The spouse of a Veteran living with PTSD, Polly shares personal experiences of balancing motherhood, work life, her own well-being, and her spouse’s diagnosis. Polly, Brian and Laryssa reflect on their experiences and struggles with compassion fatigue, communication self-care, living in “survival mode” and managing expectations. They’ll share resources and strategies that have helped them in their journeys.
Content Warning: This podcast episode makes reference to an attempted suicide. We encourage you to care for your safety and well-being, and pause the episode at any time if you are experiencing distress. Resources are available if you need support: https://atlasveterans.ca/directory-of-services/. Please note the Atlas Institute is not a service provider.

This podcast was recorded in English. French transcripts are available for each episode.

In this second episode of Mind Beyond the Mission, Brian and Laryssa are joined by Polly Maher, Lived Experience Lead – Families at the Atlas Institute, to discuss how Veteran Family members are impacted by mental health and operational stress injuries.
The spouse of a Veteran living with PTSD, Polly shares personal experiences of balancing motherhood, work life, her own well-being, and her spouse’s diagnosis. Polly, Brian and Laryssa reflect on their experiences and struggles with compassion fatigue, communication self-care, living in “survival mode” and managing expectations. They’ll share resources and strategies that have helped them in their journeys.
Content Warning: This podcast episode makes reference to an attempted suicide. We encourage you to care for your safety and well-being, and pause the episode at any time if you are experiencing distress. Resources are available if you need support: https://atlasveterans.ca/directory-of-services/. Please note the Atlas Institute is not a service provider.

This podcast was recorded in English. French transcripts are available for each episode.

1 hr 8 min

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