September 02, 2021 | 3-minute read
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 readTransitioning From Service, Retirement and Aging, Family and Relationships
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 readPTSD, Problems with Drugs, Anger and Irritability
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 readPTSD, Feeling on Edge, Family and Relationships