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Video: Breaking the Stigma

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Breaking the Stigma is Army Special Operations Command comprehensive approach to help dispel the myths of seeking behavioral healthcare.

Breaking the Stigma employs a full range of training geared towards educating USASOC Soldiers, Leaders, and…

Medical Care Needs of Returning Veterans with PTSD: Their Other Burden

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BACKGROUND:
There has been considerable focus on the burden of mental illness (including post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD) in returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) veterans, but little attention to the burden of…

Are We Winning the War Against Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

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The most methodologically rigorous epidemiological study on American military personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan found that 4.3% of troops developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Among deployed combatants, 7.6% developed PTSD, whereas…

What's Important to You and Your Family? Executive Summary of the National Military Family Association 2011 Survey

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Executive Summary of the National Military Family Association 2011 Survey, which documents the critical challenges facing military families, effective solutions, and top concerns. Results of this survey are used to help determine legislative…

No One Leaves Unchanged: Insights for Civilian Mental Health Care Professionals Into the Military Experience and Culture

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This article promotes an understanding of military culture and experience, so as to better frame the services offered by civilian clinicians. Service members indoctrinated into such an influential culture can experience adjustment problems upon…

Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions

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Created by the American Council on Education (ACE), this online resource is designed to help institutions of higher education build effective programs for veteran students and share information. It highlights a variety of best practices and includes…

Severely Injured Military Veterans: Fulfilling Their Dreams

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When veterans with severe injuries return to civilian life, they face difficult transitions and often lose the convenience of direct access to the government's educational support programs.

Severely Injured Military Veterans: Fulfilling Their…