Veterans Share Their Advice for Coping With TBI

JUNE 16, 2017 | 2-minute read

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

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

Four Stories That Will Inspire You This Mental Health Awareness Month

Veterans can inspire us in many ways, whether through selfless sacrifice, heroic acts on the front lines, or countless other admirable traits. 

April 24, 2017 | 6-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Drugs, Physical Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, Flashbacks, Transitioning From Service

Three Ways to Start the Conversation About Mental Health Treatment

Bringing up mental health with a Veteran loved one can be challenging – sometimes, even the thought of it is stressful. 

April 24, 2017 | 6-minute read

Family and Relationships

Five Ways You Can Support a Veteran Living With PTSD

Family members and friends play a critical role in a Veteran’s life, especially during difficult times. 

March 28, 2017 | 6-minute read


“What’s New” on Make the Connection

Several times a month, here’s where we’ll share advice and insight from real Veterans on how to handle major life events — transitioning to civilian life, overcoming physical injury, strengthening relationships, and more. 

March 27, 2017 | 3-minute read

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