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Mental Health Care Options for Veterans and Their Families

Current service members and veterans often face different mental health issues than the general population. The global war on terrorism has been ongoing for two decades. As a result, approximately one in five veterans returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [...]

By |2022-01-19T21:38:10+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Military|0 Comments

Health Benefits and Issues for Veterans

Military veterans often put their lives on the line for their country, witnessing a wide range of scenarios that significantly affect their physical and emotional health. The aftermath of war and combat can result in lifelong health issues, which often require ongoing treatment. Although there [...]

By |2022-01-19T21:36:42+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Military|0 Comments

Struggles with Addiction During the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

You have probably seen the news circulating about the type of person who may be more susceptible to the Coronavirus.  Among these: the elderly, those already suffering from health issues, and more recently, those on a particular medication. It is not hard to see why [...]

By |2022-01-19T21:35:10+00:00March 26th, 2020|Substance Abuse|0 Comments

How To Handle The Holidays If You’re Newly Sober

If you're newly sober, there are times when it is difficult to remain so - especially during the holidays. We understand. You are surrounded by friends and family partying or just enjoying a few drinks with dinner or during festivities. It is also a [...]

By |2019-12-11T13:34:59+00:00December 4th, 2019|First Responders, Substance Abuse|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About EMS PTSD

When you think of emergency medical services or EMS, you most likely think of the first person there to help- and you'd be exactly right. EMS makes up a lot of different job titles. From ambulance drivers and 911 responders to triage nurses, these [...]

By |2019-07-29T19:25:52+00:00July 29th, 2019|First Responders, PTSD|0 Comments

911 Dispatcher Stress- How to Recognize It and Support a Colleague

A 911 dispatch room is a frontline service even though it is sometimes considered backroom work. The staff encounter people when they make that initial 911 call and listen to harrowing details over the phone. They have to get information from distressed folk and [...]

By |2019-07-29T18:35:38+00:00July 9th, 2019|First Responders|0 Comments