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Addiction and Alcoholism in Vietnam War Veterans

Serving in the Armed Forces is a stressful life. Unfortunately, this increases the risk of substance abuse disorder among both current and former service members. The rates of alcoholism and drug addiction in Vietnam War veterans, though, show an even bigger problem. Soldiers who served [...]

By |2022-05-24T13:28:41+00:00May 24th, 2022|Military|0 Comments

A Guide to Treating Veterans With EMDR Therapy

When service members return home from active duty, they frequently bring their battles home with them. These often present as substance abuse or mental health disorders. Fortunately, help is available. In fact, treating veterans with EMDR therapy has proven extremely effective in combating these issues. [...]

By |2022-03-21T13:10:41+00:00January 19th, 2022|Military|0 Comments

Help for Service Members and Their Families

Even if a service member doesn’t serve in combat, the stressors of military life are many. Some of those who join the Armed Forces complete their duty and go back to normal lives. Unfortunately, many bring battles home with them. In some cases, this can [...]

By |2022-03-21T13:11:57+00:00January 18th, 2022|Military|0 Comments

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

Veterans and Substance Abuse: Why Is It So Prevalent?

Statistics on substance abuse show high numbers. Yet, the figures for veterans and substance abuse show higher statistics and these numbers continue to grow. This begs the question of, "Veterans and substance abuse. Why is it so prevalent?" PTSD and Substance Abuse One of the [...]

By |2019-06-19T14:59:19+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Military, Substance Abuse|0 Comments