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5 Tips for Coping in Times of Crisis

During times of tragedy, disaster or conflict, many people find it hard to focus and maintain daily routines. Even when not impacted directly, it can be challenging to cope with the turbulent events that shape today’s world. Whether dealing with … Continue reading

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Myths about PTSD

By Megan Hawker, MA, IMF #65325; ACI Clinical Specialist; Major, Medical Service Corps; US Army Reserves “Veterans with PTSD are ticking time bombs” Although some evidence supports a connection between aggression and Post Traumatic Stress, most veterans with PTSD are not unstable, … Continue reading

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Finding Strength in Tragedy

by Megan Hawker, MA, IMF #65325; ACI Clinical Specialist; Captain, Medical Service Corps; US Army Reserves  “How do you handle it? How do you listen to people tell you about their most horrible experiences and still love what you do?” As a … Continue reading

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Discussing Mental Health #WorldMentalHealthDay

San Diego, CA / October 10, 2013 – In the aftermath of the naval shipyard tragedy, Dr. Ann Clark, founder and CEO of ACI Specialty Benefits, and Rafael Cortina, ACI’s Clinical Manager, reach out to the community with a video … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

“What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose.” President Obama used this quote in his 9/11 remembrance speech at The Pentagon today. This quote sends an important message that a memory can stay with you forever. … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and ACI Specialty Benefits CEO Dr. Ann Clark Reveals Secrets of School Violence Prevention

San Diego, CA/August 8, 2013 – What do the decision-makers in higher education have to do with the solution to school violence? Everything. In an exclusive interview with CEO of ACI Specialty Benefits Dr. Ann Clark, former San Diego Mayor Jerry … Continue reading

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ACI Specialty Benefits Extends Services to those Impacted by Boston Marathon Tragedy

Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, At ACI Specialty Benefits, our hearts, thoughts and deepest condolences are with the victims, families and all those impacted by the Boston Marathon tragedy.   As news continues to develop, ACI Specialty Benefits would like to … Continue reading

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