After having served their country, some veterans often return to civilian life with unique challenges, both mental and physical. Addressing these issues usually requires a multifaceted approach, including mental health services, medical care, community support, and access to resources that can aid in the adjustment process. Recognizing and addressing these everyday struggles is vital for veterans' well-being and successful reintegration into civilian life.
Common Mental Health Issues Affecting Veterans
Veterans often carry with them the effects of their service long after it ends, with past traumas and adaptation to civilian life often creating unique mental health difficulties. These challenges can then make daily life an internal battleground that manifests into conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety.
National Warrior Call Day: What Is It and How Is It Honored?
Have you been looking for ways to give back to those who have given so much for our country? National Warrior Call Day is the perfect chance to do just that; not just with salutes or thanks, but by reaching out and helping veterans access any help that may be necessary.
Veteran's Day and Ensuring Our Veterans Receive the Care They Need
Let's delve deeper into what Veteran’s Day truly stands for and ways we can extend our appreciation year round by showing our gratitude toward those who served.
Mental Health Resources for Military Families
Mental health is an issue that is not talked about nearly enough, especially among military families. Here are some of the many mental health resources available for families with servicemembers.
Military and Mental Health
With May recognized as Military Appreciation Month, it’s an important time to reflect on the unique challenges that veterans of all ages face when transitioning from military service back into civilian life. This transition can be a difficult one for many veterans, who often struggle with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Mental Health Resources for Veterans
Why aren’t more veterans seeking help for their mental health, and how can we break the stigma that prevents so many from getting the treatment they need?
Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders Among Veterans
The crippling effects of mental illness are far reaching and widely unbiased. U.S. veterans are no exception and accounted for over 1.7 million cases alone in 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
TriWest Healthcare Alliance to Serve Veterans
Partnership Helps Make Residential Mental Health and Addiction Treatment More Accessible
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