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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…

Veterans Crisis Line

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Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1

The caring professionals at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. Many of the responders are Veterans themselves and understand what…

Supported Education for Returning Veterans with PTSD and Other Mental Disorders

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Military service itself has been documented as a positive turning point in enlistees' life trajectories. However, for the veteran population with psychiatric disorders, resources other than the GI Bill, such as supported education psychiatric…

WarWithin.org

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WarWithin.org is a free online tool provided by The Citizen Soldier Support Program (CSSP) that helps servicemembers, veterans, and their families locate health care providers in their area. CSSP is working to connect servicemembers and their…

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…

Navigating Government Benefits & Employment: A Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities

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In response to a need for more easily accessible and organized information on governmental benefits available to veterans and their families, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families  at Syracuse University (IVMF), in collaboration with…

Iraq and Afghanistan Impact Report

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For this quarterly report Veterans for Common Sense (VCS) combines several government documents about U.S. military service members and veterans who deployed to the Iraq - Afghanistan war zone since September 11, 2011. VCS uses only primary source…

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…