New York Times bestselling author Capt. Luis Carlos Montalván comes to Parkland College to discuss Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and finding help through the effects of trauma.
A former U.S. Army captain and Iraq war veteran, Capt. Montalván is the award-winning author of Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him. The story recounts his return to the U.S. with severe PTSD and how he readjusted his life with help from a golden retriever named Tuesday.
His keynote talk will be part of a featured program, "Recovery through Understanding," which will take place Friday, Nov. 15 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Parkland Theatre. A book signing by Capt. Montalván follows his lecture, from 4:50 to 5:50 p.m. in the college center. Visit http://www.parkland.edu/ptsd for information and reservations.