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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 [...]

First Responders and Compassion Fatigue

January 18th, 2022|First Responders|

The demands of being a first responder are exhausting, but these heroes willingly accept that reality. Unfortunately, sometimes this goes beyond typical stress and anxiety. Research has recently increased focus on first responder trauma, and we have even advanced our understanding of compassion fatigue. This [...]

Most Vets Don’t Know What Mental Health Services VA Offers

January 18th, 2022|Mental Health|

Mental health is an important concern for everyone. Whether you're a veteran who served during active wartime or not, you may have benefits that help you take care of yourself physically and mentally. Find out more about veterans' access to mental health services below. What [...]

Mental Health Care Options for Veterans and Their Families

November 23rd, 2021|Military|

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) [...]