Learn more and watch videos of Veterans sharing their experiences with flashbacks and what they did to get on a path to recovery.
Next Mission: College
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.
3-minute readPTSD, Transitioning From Service, Flashbacks
Stop the Free Fall
A new public service announcement from Make the Connection reminds Veterans that resources and support can help them navigate life’s challenges.
1-minute readTransitioning From Service, Feelings of Hopelessness, Flashbacks
A Chance at Redemption
Veterans Treatment Courts offer Veterans who have become involved with the justice system a way to turn their lives around.
6-minute readFeelings of Hopelessness, Homelessness, Flashbacks
Rebuilding Family Bonds
When Drew, a U.S. Army Veteran, transitioned out of military service, he faced depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, and he withdrew from his family and friends. Treatment helped him address these challenges, and a heartfelt conversation with his dad helped rebuild his family bonds.
5-minute readPTSD, Flashbacks, Family and Relationships
Torn Between Worlds
Some Veterans experience trauma over and over because sudden flashbacks won't let them leave the past in the past.
5-minute readPTSD, Flashbacks, Transitioning From Service, Depression, Stress and Anxiety
Healing Through the Power of Therapy and Art
Learn how Phyllis, a U.S. Navy Veteran, found ways to cope with her PTSD through therapy and expressing herself through her paintings.
3-minute readPTSD, Flashbacks
Four Stories That Will Inspire You This Mental Health Awareness Month
Servicemembers continue to inspire us after their military service. Read four inspiring stories of Veterans who overcame challenges such as PTSD and problems with drugs.
6-minute readPTSD, Problems with Drugs, Physical Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, Flashbacks, Transitioning From Service