Topic: “Stress and Anxiety”
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
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
These Veterans learned that isolation can be the cause or the result of physical and mental health conditions. They describe how it felt to be isolated, how it affected their lives, and what they did to start feeling better.
February 24, 2022 | 3-minute readFamily and Relationships, Depression, Stress and Anxiety
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.
February 03, 2022 | 2-minute readPhysical Injury, Anger and Irritability, Stress and Anxiety
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.
June 15, 2020 | 2-minute readAnger and Irritability, Jobs and Employment, Family and Relationships, Trouble Sleeping, Nightmares, Stress and Anxiety
Maybe you don’t connect with your therapist in your first appointment. Maybe the treatment doesn’t make a noticeable impact right off the bat. Or, maybe you feel like you’re taking all the right steps, but nothing’s changing.
April 23, 2020 | 4-minute readPTSD, Transitioning From Service, Stress and Anxiety
Women Veterans share the challenges of living with depression and anxiety after leaving the service — and the support they’ve found to overcome these issues.
March 20, 2020 | 3-minute readTransitioning From Service, Depression, Stress and Anxiety
Liam was there every day when his father, Troy, was dealing with his anxiety after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. Now, Troy is able to pass on the lessons he learned to his children.
April 01, 2019 | 4-minute readFamily and Relationships, Stress and Anxiety