Topic: “Transitioning From Service”
Despite his many professional successes, Fred couldn’t outrun the survivor’s guilt he experienced after losing an air crew in a mission over Iraq. Therapy at VA, including EMDR treatment to reprocess his thoughts, allowed Fred to rediscover an emotion he didn’t realize he’d been missing.
July 24, 2020 | 2-minute readPTSD, Transitioning From Service, Suicide
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 readTransitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping, Feeling on Edge, Problems with Alcohol
Maybe you don’t connect with your therapist in your first appointment. Maybe the treatment doesn’t make a noticeable impact right off the bat. Or, maybe you feel like you’re taking all the right steps, but nothing’s changing.
April 23, 2020 | 4-minute readPTSD, Transitioning From Service, Stress and Anxiety
Women Veterans share the challenges of living with depression and anxiety after leaving the service — and the support they’ve found to overcome these issues.
March 20, 2020 | 3-minute readTransitioning From Service, Depression, Stress and Anxiety
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 readJobs and Employment, Transitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping, Problems with Alcohol
Learn about how group therapy can help Veterans cope with mental health issues and difficult transitions from military service.
February 21, 2018 | 3-minute readTransitioning From Service
Learn how you can pursue higher education after returning home from military service.
September 11, 2017 | 3-minute readTransitioning From Service, Student Veterans
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 readJobs and Employment, PTSD, Family and Relationships, Problems with Drugs, Transitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping
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 readPTSD, Problems with Drugs, Physical Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, Flashbacks, Transitioning From Service