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"Almost Sunrise": A Journey to Heal the Moral Injuries of War: With Host Suzanne Phillips and Veteran Tom Voss

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Updated 1:07 PM CST, Thu, November 15,2018

Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/15/2018 -- Internet broadcasting pioneer, producing and syndicating online audio and video, today announced that Tom Voss, one of the Veterans in the award winning documentary " Almost Sunrise" available now on Netflix, will join Suzanne Phillips, host of Psych Up Live, to honor Veteran's Day, on Voice America's Variety Channel. Which airs every Thursday at 11am PT.

"Almost Sunrise" is a compelling documentary which follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by the scars of moral injury and the accompanying anger and depression years after their return home. Close to the edge of suicide, the two embark on an extraordinary journey – a 2,700 mile walk across the country from Wisconsin to California, in order to reflect on their haunting experiences of war and to ultimately, save themselves. In this episode, we are privileged to have Tom Voss as our guest and to have the opportunity to hear his thoughts and perspectives on moral injury, the aspects of his journey that afforded steps toward remembering, feeling, connecting, self-compassion, connection with nature, breathing and forgiving, across miles and modalities. We will also hear what it meant to return home emotionally, where Tom has come and his on-going mission to help other veterans.

About Tom Voss
Tom Voss served on active duty in the United States Army for three years, from 2003 to 2006. Tom served with the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, an element of the 1st Brigade 25th Infantry Division, one of the Army's first Stryker Infantry Brigades. He served as an infantry scout in the battalion scout-sniper platoon. In October of 2004, after 20 months of training with his unit, Tom was deployed to Mosul, Iraq to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2013, he teamed up with fellow combat veteran Anthony Anderson to plan and execute a 2,700-mile trek from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Los Angeles, California, captured in the award-winning Documentary, "Almost Sunrise." For his work empowering veterans to overcome moral injury, Tom has been in the New York Times, Newsweek, National Geographic Adventure, Men's Health, USA Today, Fox News, The Chicago Tribune, Epoch Times and the Hollywood Reporter.

The documentary description:

To All from host Suzanne Phillips: I wanted to share this important documentary and an upcoming show with one of the veterans, Tom Voss in honor of Veterans Day.

Moral Injury is one of the wounds of war we don't speak enough about. Moral injury is a wound of the soul. It is not easily addressed or resolved but healing is possible and is, in fact, a journey. The award-winning documentary "Almost Sunrise" captures that journey.

"Almost Sunrise" follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the edge of suicide. The two embark on an extraordinary journey – a 2,700 mile walk across the country from Wisconsin to California, in order to reflect on their haunting experiences of war and to ultimately, save themselves. This film will save lives!

- Brian Kinsella, Founder of Stop Soldier Suicide
Use the link below to see the trailer:

About Host Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips
Dr. Suzanne B. Phillips has been a practicing psychologist, psychoanalyst, group therapist and professor for over 30 years. She is the co-author of three books and over 40 articles and chapters. Most recently, she co-authored Healing Together: A Couple's Guide to Coping with Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress. She has written and presented on a wide range of topics including couples, marriage, divorce, trauma, teens, pets, midlife, military, managing stress, infidelity, resilience, bereavement and family issues. Her work has been recognized with awards such as The Suffolk County Psychological Association Psychology of the Year Award, The Rutgers University GSAPP Lifelong Distinguished Achievement Award, and The American Group Psychotherapy Association Social Responsibility Award. She also gave testimony before Congress for the needs of military families. Suzanne is a weekly blogger for Psych Central with over 300 original blogs. She has also blogged for This Emotional Life on PBS, has appeared on television programs such as Fox 5 Good Day New York and Good Day Street Talk. She has been a radio guest on many shows including Kelly Connor's Real Women on Health, Military Mom Talk Radio, Tom Matt's Boomer Rock and NPR. From 2013-2015, Suzanne hosted Psych Up on CoSozo online radio and on WMIQ 1450 AM in Michigan. Her current show, Psych Up Live, airs globally on VoiceAmerica every Thursday at 11am PT. http://www.couplesaftertrauma.com/ http://blogs.psychcentral.com/healing-together/

"We are honored to have Tom Voss on our Network to honor our brave Veterans and this compelling documentary" – Tacy Trump, Senior Executive Producer of the show.

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Contact Senior Executive Producer Tacy Trump at 480-294-6421 for advertising / sponsorship information or other show details.

About VoiceAmerica
World Talk Radio, LLC is the world leader in online media broadcasting and the largest producer and distributor of live internet based talk radio and TV, delivering over 1,000 hours of programming weekly on its VoiceAmerica™ Network (http://www.voiceamerica.com) as well as live and on-demand video content on VoiceAmerica.TV (http://www.voiceamerica.tv). Featuring more than 200 hosts broadcasting to eight niche community-based channels: its flagship VoiceAmerica™ Variety Channel, VoiceAmerica™, Empowerment, VoiceAmerica™ Health & Wellness Channel, VoiceAmerica™ Business Channel, VoiceAmerica Sports, Influencers Channel, VoiceAmerica Women's Channel and VoiceAmerica™ Kids Channel. VoiceAmerica™ TV offers targeted and exclusive video programming channels. VoiceAmerica™ /World Talk Radio, LLC is one of the pioneers in internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, offering an innovative, effective and comprehensive digital broadcast platform. Digital Publishing through over 18 years of broadcast and media experience along with our seasoned staff of Executive Producers, Production and Host Services Group, VoiceAmerica™ /World Talk Radio, LLC provides an internet radio and video platform for new, emerging and veteran media personalities to expand and monetize their business and brand in an online digital medium.

Key words are: Veterans, Veteran's Day, Almost Sunrise, Tom Voss, Veteran Trek, Moral Injury, Anthony Anderson, Netflix, Combat PTSD, Stop Soldier Suicide, Suzanne Phillips, VoiceAmerica, Psych Up Live

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