Topic: “Anger and Irritability”
Family and Mental Health Support Help Army Veteran After TBI
After shock waves from mortar blasts in Iraq left him with a traumatic brain injury, this Army Veteran found the support he needed to navigate his new life.
4-minute readAnger and Irritability, Physical Injury, Transitioning From Service
After a Wake-Up Call, a Navy Veteran Confronts His PTSD
Joey, a Navy Veteran, knew he needed help managing his PTSD symptoms when he saw fear in his 3-year-old son’s eyes.
3-minute readFamily and Relationships, Anger and Irritability
Finding Support From Fellow Veterans To Cope With Trauma
“I wish I would have done it sooner”: A Veteran’s story of seeking support from other Veterans and finding relief from memories of trauma.
4-minute readAnger and Irritability, Nightmares, Problems with Alcohol, Family and Relationships
Supporting MST Survivors
These Veterans say finding their community of support allowed them to really start healing from the many ways MST affected their well-being.
3-minute readMilitary Sexual Trauma, Depression, Anger and Irritability
Veterans on Managing Anger
Veterans whose lives were affected by anger explain how they felt and what helped.
2-minute readAnger and Irritability, PTSD, Depression
Through Veterans Treatment Court, Ray was ordered into mental health treatment. That’s when the Veteran’s life started to change.
3-minute readAnger and Irritability, PTSD, Problems with Alcohol
Healing To Live; Living To Heal
After Navy service, Aaron purposely pulled away from his loved ones, thinking he was protecting himself emotionally. Then he reached a new conclusion: He had to start living to start healing.
2-minute readAnger and Irritability, Nightmares, Transitioning From Service
Jersey Jeanne Was Down — Not Out
After Jeanne broke her back while serving in the U.S. Air Force, she dealt with years of physical and mental health issues. The mysterious cause and effects of Jeanne’s career-ending injury left her searching for answers before she was diagnosed at VA.
2-minute readPhysical Injury, Anger and Irritability, Stress and Anxiety
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.
4-minute readPTSD, 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.
3-minute readAnger and Irritability, Problems with Alcohol, PTSD
Help for Handling the Holidays
Be mindful of year-end holiday parties, outings, and traditions and the stress they may bring to your Veteran loved one.
3-minute readDepression, Problems with Alcohol, Anger and Irritability
Veteran’s Long-Buried Trauma Was Triggered on 9/11
Within weeks of returning home from Vietnam, Don got on with his civilian life, blocking out the trauma he experienced during the war. For more than 30 years, he buried his pain and anguish. Then came 9/11, and the memories it triggered forced Don to face his past.
4-minute readAnger and Irritability, Depression, Trouble Sleeping
Stay Safe and Connected
When physically distancing from others, it’s important to prevent social isolation from setting in. In fact, during these stressful times, it may be more important than ever to connect emotionally with others and practice various methods of self-care to support your mental health.
2-minute readAnger and Irritability, Jobs and Employment, Family and Relationships, Trouble Sleeping, Nightmares, Stress and Anxiety
“Don’t Give Up”
The continued support of her son has helped Agatha, a U.S. Army Veteran, address the anxiety she has faced since leaving military service.
4-minute readAnger and Irritability, Family and Relationships, Transitioning From Service, Depression, Problems with Alcohol
Living With Chronic Pain
Marie faced chronic pain after serving in the U.S. Army and deploying to Iraq. Through group therapy at VA, she learned she wasn’t alone.
3-minute readAnger and Irritability, PTSD, Trouble Sleeping, Depression, Nightmares
Honesty, openness, and a willingness to seek help: that’s what saved Vanessa’s marriage to Robert, a U.S. Navy Veteran who experienced the effects of military sexual trauma for more than 40 years.
4-minute readAnger and Irritability, Family and Relationships, Military Sexual Trauma
My Story, My Connection: Healing, Decades Later
Rick, a U.S. Army Veteran, finds support decades after serving in Vietnam.
2-minute readAnger and Irritability, Family and Relationships
After a Stranger Stepped In to Help, Ryan Discovered a New Path
Ryan, an Army Veteran, had been homeless for six months and was battling PTSD when a stranger took him in. He’s since earned two degrees and started a new career in massage therapy.
6-minute readAnger and Irritability, Homelessness
A Vietnam Veteran Finds Strength in Group Therapy
Rick, a Vietnam War Veteran, buried the trauma of war for decades.
5-minute readAnger and Irritability, PTSD