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EMDR for Military Service Members

January 19th, 2022|Mental Health|

Joining the military is a noble decision, but it doesn’t come without repercussions. While these individuals may gain feelings of pride and valor from serving their country, they frequently also bring home significant burdens. When facing addiction or mental health issues, getting back to normal [...]

EMDR: Effective Treatment for Veterans with PTSD

January 19th, 2022|Mental Health|

Upwards of 20% of veterans returning from the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan experience posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This condition has a long history among service members, so it’s important to have effective treatments available. EMDR for PTSD treatment offers hope for veterans, [...]

A Guide to Treating Veterans With EMDR Therapy

January 19th, 2022|Military|

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. [...]

Improving the Quality of Mental Health Care for Veterans

January 18th, 2022|Mental Health|

Did you know that nearly one in four active-duty members shows signs of a mental health condition? But, the staggering statistics don't end there: The rate of PTSD among veterans is 15 times higherthan civilians. Depression rates are five times higher among vets than civilians. Nearly 20% of veteranswho [...]

Daily Tips to Help You Cope With First Responder Trauma

January 18th, 2022|First Responders|

Providing care for others in the event of disaster, accident, crime, or terrorist attack requires resilience. For first responders, this is their daily life and routine. No matter how they feel that day, they have to show up strong and ready to rescue and provide [...]

Mental Health Treatment for First Responders, Military, and More

January 18th, 2022|Mental Health|

Most Americans view military members and first responders as heroes. Unfortunately, they typically don’t understand the intense stressors faced by those in these careers. Repeat exposure to traumatic situations can result in mental health issues. Though these issues are sometimes debilitating, PTSD associated with professions [...]

First Responder Addiction Treatment Rehab

January 18th, 2022|First Responders|

First responders are a collective group of community servers who help victims of trauma, violence, and other abuse. They include firefighters, law enforcement officers such as FBI agents and police officers, paramedics, military personnel, lifeguards, security guards, federal agents, U.S. marshals, rescuers, and Red Cross [...]