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Learn more and watch videos of Veterans sharing their experiences with problems with alcohol and what they did to get on a path to recovery.

Steps for Getting a Better Night’s Sleep

Veterans’ sleep can be affected by traumatic experiences, a racing mind, or old military routines, but there are steps you can take to create a healthier sleep routine.

July 10, 2020 | 5-minute read

Transitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping, Feeling on Edge, Problems with Alcohol

“Don’t Give Up”

The continued support of her son has helped Agatha, a U.S. Army Veteran, address the anxiety she has faced since leaving military service.

April 23, 2020 | 4-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Family and Relationships, Transitioning From Service, Depression, Problems with Alcohol

One Veteran Continues To “Adapt and Overcome” After Military Service

After leaving the Army, Jesse spent two years drinking alcohol to forget his experience in Iraq. When his drinking cost him a job, he realized he wasn’t the person he wanted to be. That’s when his military training took over.

March 6, 2020 | 4-minute read

Jobs and Employment, Transitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping, Problems with Alcohol

"There’s So Much Hope Out There"

Lucinda, a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran, used alcohol to try to dull the pain after the death of her son. Through counseling, she’s found purpose and passion in her life again.

January 3, 2020 | 4-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Alcohol, Stress and Anxiety

An Army Infantryman’s Journey to Recovery

Hear how Tony, a U.S. Army infantryman, overcame problems with alcohol and PTSD with the support of his wife, Kacie.

December 19, 2019 | 3-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Alcohol

A Sister's Support

Jenny was there to support her brother David when he experienced posttraumatic stress disorder years after returning from Vietnam.

November 19, 2019 | 4-minute read

Family and Relationships, Problems with Alcohol

A Series of Chaotic Mistakes That Somehow Went Right

Rick, a U.S. Navy Veteran, overcame PTSD and problems with alcohol through cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy, and more.

August 27, 2019 | 3-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Drugs, Problems with Alcohol

The Moment When Recovery Begins

Mental Health Month can be the moment when all Veterans see that recovery is possible.

May 1, 2019 | 3-minute read

Family and Relationships, Problems with Alcohol

Today I’m Sober for 31 Years

Hear how John, a Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Army, reached out for support on his path to three decades of sobriety.

January 18, 2019 | 3-minute read

Problems with Alcohol

My Story, My Connection: Self-Acceptance

Follow the journey of TJ — a U.S. Army Veteran who found self-acceptance and a new purpose to overcome his alcoholism.

September 21, 2018 | 2-minute read

Problems with Alcohol

After Decades, a Weight Is Lifted

After decades, a U.S. Navy Veteran finally confronts childhood sexual trauma.

November 7, 2017 | 5-minute read

Suicide, Problems with Alcohol

3 Generations of Navy Veterans Share Stories of Hope

Navy Veterans from three generations talk about their stories of mental health challenges and recovery.

October 12, 2017 | 4-minute read

Family and Relationships, Problems with Alcohol

All Rise: Veterans Treatment Courts Provide Valuable Help

Hear the inspirational story of Tim, an Air Force Veteran who found help and now supports others through Veterans Treatment Courts.

October 10, 2017 | 3-minute read

Problems with Alcohol, Financial and Legal Issues

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