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3 Ways to Help Improve Veterans’ Mental Health

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedInThere are no easy answers. Understanding is perhaps the first step of many in a concentrated effort to improve veterans’ mental health. Although national support organizations and well-meaning people with the best of intentions are diligently striving to make a change, America’s veteran population remains grievously underserved,...
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5 Facts about Military Suicide Rates

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedInConduct a Google search for the term “military suicide,” and you will be astounded by the seemingly endless sea of statistics that occasionally threatens to drown out one simple truth: Even one military death by suicide is one too many. But the facts remain. A 2015 report...
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10 Things to Know About PTSD and PTSD Treatment

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedInThe numbers are incomprehensible and unacceptable. Of the 1.7 million veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, approximately 300,000 suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In addition to the unimaginable wages of experiencing combat, both military sexual trauma and traumatic brain injuries have been linked to this...
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Managing Chronic Pain for Veterans

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedInChronic pain can lead to depression and anxiety, addiction, detachment – even suicide. It can transform what should be a joyous homecoming for America’s veterans into a continuous struggle; a persistent and hellish reminder of the battlefield they left behind. Chronic pain is defined as pain occurring...
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