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Marine Veteran. Paralympic Athlete. Mountain Climber.

AUGUST 18, 2017 | 3-minute read

4 Powerful Stories of Purple Heart Recipients

The Purple Heart award, a distinguished recognition given to members of the military who have been wounded or killed while serving, is a powerful reminder of the sacrifice of our Nation’s Servicemembers and Veterans.

August 7, 2017 | 6-minute read

PTSD, Physical Injury

Supporting Recovery Through Spirituality

This week marks the 242nd anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps, an ideal time to discuss the impact that spirituality and religious beliefs can have on the lives of our Nation’s Veterans.

July 26, 2017 | 3-minute read


A Resource to Support Veterans — and Ways for Clinicians to Use It Too

Clinicians: A Veteran-to-Veteran connection can be a key step in engaging with a Veteran who may be unfamiliar with mental health conditions and treatment — and may not be thinking about treatment at all.

July 13, 2017 | 5-minute read


What to Do After the Military?

What’s the next step after life in the military? How do skills from your service translate to qualifications for a new career?

July 13, 2017 | 4-minute read

Transitioning From Service, Retirement and Aging

4th of July: A Time to Celebrate and Remember

For some, “4th of July” brings to mind the smell of burgers on the grill or the celebratory fireworks lighting up the night sky.

June 30, 2017 | 2-minute read

Feeling on Edge, Noise or Light Irritation

This Marine Shares His Story to Help Other Veterans With PTSD

Josh didn’t expect to see much direct combat as a Marine Corps Arabic linguist deployed in Iraq. He quickly realized he was wrong.

June 22, 2017 | 3-minute read

PTSD, Family and Relationships

This Military Couple Stood Side by Side

Veteran couples can face a unique challenge: How do I manage my own mental health while also supporting my partner?

June 22, 2017 | 3-minute read

Family and Relationships, Transitioning From Service

Veterans Share Their Advice for Coping With TBI

There are many causes of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), such as car accidents, playing sports, or the impact of a nearby blast during military service.

June 16, 2017 | 2-minute read

Traumatic Brain Injury

Four Ways to Make a Difference During Mental Health Awareness Month and All Year Long

How we as a country think about and respond to mental health concerns has a profound impact on treatment, resources, and services. 

May 12, 2017 | 3-minute read

Family and Relationships, Spread the Word

Veterans: Choose Strength Over Silence

As a Veteran or a Veteran’s family member or friend, you know that everyone faces challenges, and that dealing with life’s difficulties takes determination and resilience. 

May 10, 2017 | 3-minute read

Jobs and Employment, PTSD, Family and Relationships, Problems with Drugs, Transitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping

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