For 10 years, Retired Gunnery Sgt. Mathew Barr struggled with flashbacks of an IED explosion and survivor guilt from combat. After he reached out for support, counselors, chaplains and health care providers like LCDR Hanrahan helped set him on a path to success.
Anger is a common reaction to frustrating or worrying circumstances. You may experience anger when grappling with the stress of military life or when facing challenges at home. It’s a natural reaction. However, if left unchecked, anger can negatively affect your career, personal life, and physical or psychological readiness.
Don’t let intense or frequent anger affect your health and mission readiness. Use the following resources to learn how to manage anger in healthy ways.
When it comes to invisible wounds, you don’t have to go it alone. Take the first step and learn how you can get connected with a health care provider.
Getting the job done in the military takes more than just physical strength. Whether you are at home or abroad, follow these tips to stay mission ready and mentally fit.