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Reclaiming Happiness

September 02, 2021 | 3-minute read

Inspiring Stories From Coast Guard Veterans

Hear the inspiring stories of four U.S. Coast Guard Veterans who found support to regain control of their lives.

August 19, 2021 | 5-minute read

PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, Bipolar Disorder

Turning Grief Into Giving Back

As a U.S. Army Veteran, the wife of an Army Veteran, and the mother of a fallen Soldier, Lauri has experienced military life in a way that few others have. Now, she works directly with Veterans and their families as a county Veteran Service Officer, and her life experience earns her clients’ trust right away.

August 05, 2021 | 3-minute read

Transitioning From Service, Retirement and Aging, Family and Relationships

A Chance at Redemption

Veterans Treatment Courts offer Veterans who have become involved with the justice system a way to turn their lives around.

July 21, 2021 | 6-minute read

Feelings of Hopelessness, Homelessness, Flashbacks

Losses Led to Recovery

While serving in the prestigious 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, Daniel turned to drugs and alcohol after the suicide of his best friend. Several years later, it was the death of another loved one that moved Daniel to regain control of his life.

July 07, 2021 | 4-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Drugs, Anger and Irritability

A Military Family’s Story of Support

Hear stories from a Veteran’s family about how shared experiences helped them learn to support each other in seeking mental health treatment.

June 23, 2021 | 3-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Problems with Alcohol, PTSD

Getting Help Shows Strength

A deployment with the Army in Afghanistan that led to a long separation from her toddler daughter left Nicole depressed and hypervigilant. After getting the treatment she needed at VA for adjustment disorder and PTSD, Nicole learned that she had the inner strength and resources to seek help again whenever she might need it.

June 09, 2021 | 3-minute read

PTSD, Feeling on Edge, Family and Relationships

Regaining Control Through Mindfulness

Gus had trouble sleeping and managing his emotions until his therapist introduced him to meditation.

May 05, 2021 | 3-minute read

PTSD, Transitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping

Grace Is a Gift for Yourself

Forgiving doesn’t mean forgetting. It means letting go of the hurt and regaining your power — and it’s a form of self-care that can enhance your mental health.

April 22, 2021 | 3-minute read

Military Sexual Trauma, PTSD, Family and Relationships

Painting a Picture of Recovery

Like many Veterans, Mike had trouble expressing himself and dealing with his trauma. Then he discovered art therapy.

April 20, 2021 | 4-minute read

PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Transitioning From Service