Make the Connection is a public awareness campaign sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs that connects veterans and their families with information and resources to help them cope with transitions, physical and psychological health concerns and challenging life events.
Whether you are recently returning from combat or have been out of the service for a number of years, you are always a part of the military family. You may have concerns about navigating the health care system, understanding your benefits and accessing the care you need. Real Warriors provides resources to help you with administrative discharge, reevaluation, combat stress signs and symptoms and up-to-date treatment options.
- Department of Veterans Affairs and Benefits
Your transition out of military service should be as uncomplicated as possible, and Real Warriors is here to help minimize any confusion you have. We offer helpful advice on what to expect during this process and resources to answer your questions.
- Coping and Support
Common reactions to combat include fear, sadness and distress. Real Warriors is here to help you identify when you need to reach out, seek treatment or develop new coping skills to manage your stress. We provide tips to help you recognize when you need help, treatment options and community and military health care resources.