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Singer-songwriter Jason Moon is an Iraq War veteran who uses science, humor, storytelling to tell his personal experience in a 90 minute entertaining and educational message about how returning post-traumatic stress disorder and military sexual trauma affects veterans, families and entire communities, according to a press release.

BRIEF: From hell to healing – veteran to tell his story in Spokane

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Jason Moon
Jason Moon

Singer-songwriter Jason Moon is an Iraq War veteran who uses science, humor, storytelling to tell his personal experience in a 90 minute entertaining and educational message about how returning post-traumatic stress disorder and military sexual trauma affects veterans, families and entire communities, according to a press release.

On Saturday, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at The Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane Moon will share about his struggle with depression, isolation and an eventual suicide attempt. He’ll also offer practical tips about how civilians can listen to and communicate with veterans, deepening understanding and reducing isolation.

Discussion and refreshments to follow.

Tracy Simmons

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Lecture of Strategic Communication at the University of Idaho.

She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and for the Religion News Service.

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