Surge in Veteran’s Mental Health Needs

Surge in Veteran’s Mental Health Needs

Mental health providers and the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ medical staff have kept thousands of veterans in treatment through telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as the pandemic’s social isolation drags on, and job losses keep piling up, leaving financial crises in their wake, the mental health fallout is...

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To The Left & Right with John Silva – A Marine’s Story of Tragedy & Triumph – Veterans Support Group

Nothing ever truly prepares a person for combat or the hardships of military life. Soldiers quickly learn that they need each other more than anything! They fight for each other and die for each other. Bonds solidify and men stand side-by-side and shoulder-to-shoulder. Soldiers survive because of these bonds in...

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PTSD BLOOD TESTING

PTSD Diagnosis Through Blood Tests

Today, in the Wall Street journal, there are reports that a team of researchers from top medical schools are moving closer to developing a blood test that promises to quickly and accurately help diagnose combat troops with post-traumatic stress disorder, even those who try to hide the effects, the team...

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NAMI HOMEFRONT STUDY

New Study: NAMI Homefront Program Produces Major Benefits for Veterans

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Homefront program produces significant benefits for both in-person and online participants, according to a study published in Psychiatric Services, a journal of the American Psychiatric Association. NAMI Homefront is an adaptation of the evidence-based NAMI Family-to-Family program designed to address the unique needs of family, caregivers and friends...

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