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) [...]

Health Benefits and Issues for Veterans

November 23rd, 2021|Military|

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 [...]

Struggles with Addiction During the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 26th, 2020|Substance Abuse|

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 [...]

How To Handle The Holidays If You’re Newly Sober

December 4th, 2019|First Responders, Substance Abuse|

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 [...]