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How does violence affect Students and Veterans? Ask Dr. Apple

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Do you feel safe or scared to sit next to a veteran at school and work? There is such a misunderstanding about violence, mental illness, veterans, PTSD and sexual assaults in the classroom and in the workplace. Dr. Applewhite is joined by Chip Stoecker, Vietnam War Veteran, students and teachers to discuss ways to diminish the stereotypes around those diagnosed with PTSD, epileptic seizures, and other invisible disabilities.Most critical, is how we can learn and share with each other ways to minimize the fear about violence associated with those diagnosed with mental illness.

The White Apple Institute Talk Show, is produced by the students of White Apple Institute (a Veteran operated nonprofit 501 c 3). We are dedicated to restoring hope and preventing underserved adult students with emotional challenges and disabilities from dropout/burnout from school, work, and LIFE! Let's encourage even those who have been out of the classroom for some time, to  "Take a bite of White Apple Wisdom and change the perception of 'disabled to differently-abled' to achieve their goals in higher education and succeed in the workforce!  Learn more about how to volunteer and sponsor a student veteran in the "Place your B.E.T.S. on our VETS" crisis intervention program. Visit, email us at or call 888-56-APPLE (888-562-7753).