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A retired officer describes his grandfather’s struggles with PTSD, then his own battles with the same condition after Afghanistan. Reflecting on their similar trials, he is grateful for his treatment.
Therapy does not mean we are weak. There is nothing more powerful for healing than sharing stories. It helps Veterans find the root cause of problems while finding solutions to address those challenges.
Retired Army Sergeant Major Jason Beighley says leaving the security blanket of the military culture was tough. He shares the three major things he has learned since retiring.
Any one of us can have a setback in life […]
Two new public service announcements show picking up the phone may lighten someone’s load and the unique role of the National Guard and Reserve.
Want to make a different? Apply for one of 40 open positions as a Health Science Specialist at the Veteran Crisis Line for responder.
HARLINGEN, Texas — Veterans enrolled in the VA health care system […]
This month we recognize and celebrate the 1-year birthday of the Topeka site for the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL).
HARLINGEN, Texas — Many Veterans and their families will notice an obvious […]
Dr. Megan McCarthy, deputy director for VA’s Suicide Prevention Program, was honored with an AMVETS Silver Helmet Award.
Separating the service member, soldier and Veteran from the politics of the war is the true, lasting legacy of Vietnam. And it starts with a much appreciated “thank you for your service.”
According to psychologist Michael Terman, as many as 60 million […]
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated October 1, 2022
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