- coping with stress
- combat stress
- preparing for deployment
- total force fitness
- veterans benefits
- military transition
- suicide prevention
- resources for leadership
- substance abuse
- psychological health
- get involved
- thanking service members
Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in the News
Los Angeles Depression Treatment from Bridges to Recovery, PRWeb — 07/31/2014
Bridges to Recovery, the leaders in residential treatment for depression in Los Angeles, is honored to announce their new depression treatment programs that combine the latest in depression treatment research with a comfortable residential environment that is a healthy and effective alternative to traditional hospitals.
Positive impact to Army’s behavioral health changes, DVIDS — 07/31/2014
With today’s behavioral health system, there are many resources Soldiers are provided, such as leadership educated in understanding signs of behavioral issues, chaplains, military family life consultants, embedded behavior health clinics within each brigade, and first responders like Army medics, McDaniel said.
SAACA’s Creative Arts Therapy Program a big hit with veterans, explorernews.com — 07/30/2014
Initiated nine months ago, the Creative Arts Therapy Program launched with the goal of providing healing and quality of life support to veterans with cognitive or physical disabilities through the use of music, literary and visual arts, community integration, and performing arts.
The Camp That Offers Battlefield Warriors a New Way to Heal, NationSwell — 07/30/2014
Warrior Camp uses alternative treatments like yoga and equine therapy to help veterans readjust to daily life.
Marine combat veteran paddles the Mississippi River, raises awareness for post-traumatic stress, Marines — 07/29/2014
Former Marine Cpl. Joshua Ploetz, a combat veteran, began paddling his approximate 2,575-mile journey down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico from Lake Itasca, May 19, to raise awareness for post-traumatic stress for veterans currently caught in their own internal war.
Returning Home: Service Members, Families Discuss Reintegration Experiences, DCoE — 07/29/2014
Real Warriors Campaign recently released a video, “Real Warriors and Reintegration,” that captures some of those challenges. Listen to service members and family members talk about their reintegration experiences and the importance of reaching out for support.
Helping fellow veterans transition into college, fairborndailyherald.com — 07/28/2014
The mentoring program, called the Battle Buddy Program, is designed to help veterans transition to college life and introduce them to the veteran community on campus.
Aid to Veterans: Livermore Couple Starts Coast to Coast Bike Ride, The Independent — 07/28/2014
With some 4,300 miles of mountains, deserts, narrow roads and variable weather ahead of them, Tom and Rose Ramos are part of a national effort to raise funds for wounded military veterans through CAUSE, Comfort For America’s Uniformed Services.
Local gallery provides art therapy for veterans, WCYB.com — 07/25/2014
Art therapy has become a way that veterans can deal with those problems, and now thanks to a local art gallery, veterans in the Tri-Cities have a place they can express themselves through art.
Real Warriors Campaign Profile: Marine 1st Sgt. Simon Sandoval Shares Story of Strength, PR Newswire — 07/25/2014
Experiencing psychological stress as a result of life transitions, deployment or other long-term separations can be common in military life. This stress can impact a service member's personal relationships, physical fitness routines and overall psychological health.
30th annual Highground Bicycle Tour set, marshfieldnewsherald.com — 07/24/2014
The Highground Bicycle Tour provides a multi-faceted approach to achieve its mission of healing and education. The park places a great emphasis on the awareness, reality and healing of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and helps by providing a place for PTSD therapy groups to reflect and meditate.
Vietnam vet with PTSD says service dog saved his life, The Palm Beach Post — 07/24/2014
Paws 4 Liberty (P4L), established in 2006, provides post 9/11 vets with service dogs at no charge. P4L’s 2014 goal is to match at least 15 veterans with service dogs.
2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transitioning Forward, BioPortfolio — 07/23/2014
The Warrior Family Symposium, being held September 10 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, will provide a forum for governmental and non-governmental organizations to explore and address the matters and needs that currently serving personnel and veterans and their children, spouses and caregivers face when tackling the transition from the military into a civilian environment while managing challenges of combat/operational stress, mental health or behavioral health care concerns.
Local organizations work to provide aid to homeless Grand Strand Veterans, TheState.com — 07/23/2014
Members of local nonprofit organizations and AARP hope to be able to provide services and information to more than 100 homeless veterans at the Stand Down at the Beach in September. The event, part of a national program that began in 1988 in San Diego, aims to help homeless veterans access the resources available to them—including housing, work programs and other services.
Local veteran puts on Gala for Warrior Camp, UnionLeader.com — 07/22/2014
Saturday night’s Warrior Camp Gala at the Shattuck Golf Club raised about $10,000 to support the treatment of active military members and veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.