The important part of this conversation is that the veteran is likely helping a lot of other people come to terms with their own mental health issues.
Here's a recent local report . . .
One of the films being shown is called "HERE. IS. BETTER."It's a documentary about four veterans and their trauma therapy sessions as they battle post-traumatic stress disorder.
One of the veterans that the film focuses on is former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander."The training teaches you that you have no right to your fears," Kander said in the documentary.
He said it was filmed at a time when he uprooted his life to focus on his mental health.
In October 2018, Kander, who was a favorite in the race to become the next Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, dropped out citing mental health reasons.
"As somebody who is a public figure, who has PTSD... I feel like the best role I could play is to demonstrate that it is something that you can get through and get PTSD growth," Kander said.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City FilmFest International 2022 starts on Monday and will be showing a variety of films at AMC Ward Parkway. One of the films being shown is called "HERE. IS. BETTER." It's a documentary about four veterans and their trauma therapy sessions as they battle post-traumatic stress disorder.