September 15, 2022 | 4-minute read
A 500-pound IED nearly destroyed Brandon’s spine and ultimately damaged his mental health. When the U.S. Army infantryman started isolating himself and slipped into depression, his wife and VA care team helped him recover.
August 30, 2022 | 3-minute readPhysical Injury, Transitioning From Service, Depression
Stephen didn’t consider getting VA help with his transition out of the U.S. Army because he felt that other Veterans were more deserving of support. But when his adjustment to student life proved difficult, VA counselors gave Stephen the tools and resources he needed to succeed in his new mission.
August 04, 2022 | 3-minute readPTSD, Transitioning From Service, Flashbacks
Two Veterans discuss the traumas of their combat service in Iraq, the difficulties they faced when they transitioned out of the U.S. Army, and the therapies that worked for them.
July 21, 2022 | 4-minute readNightmares, Family and Relationships, Transitioning From Service, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trouble Sleeping, Problems with Alcohol
Four Veterans discuss their experiences as LGBTQ+ Service members and how their lives changed when they could open up about their sexual orientation or gender identity.
June 23, 2022 | 2-minute readComing Out to Your Health Care Provider, Stress and Anxiety, Depression
Family members, friends, fellow Veterans, clergy members, co-workers, and counselors can all provide support to Veterans going through a tough time. But no matter who provides it, one thing is clear: Everybody needs support at some time. During Mental Health Month and all year round, learn how seeking support from many sources helped these Veterans work through their mental health challenges.
May 19, 2022 | 4-minute readPTSD, Transitioning From Service, Depression
Three Veterans talk about the surprising ways their lives changed as they started managing their mental health symptoms. Learn what these Veterans Know during Mental Health Month and all year round.
May 05, 2022 | 4-minute readTransitioning From Service, Problems with Alcohol, Stress and Anxiety