A Chance at Redemption

July 21, 2021 | 6-minute read

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.

July 07, 2021 | 4-minute read

PTSD, 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.

June 23, 2021 | 3-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Problems with Alcohol, PTSD

Getting Help Shows Strength

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 read

PTSD, Feeling on Edge, Family and Relationships

Regaining Control Through Mindfulness

Gus had trouble sleeping and managing his emotions until his therapist introduced him to meditation.

May 05, 2021 | 3-minute read

PTSD, Transitioning From Service, Trouble Sleeping

Grace Is a Gift for Yourself

Forgiving doesn’t mean forgetting. It means letting go of the hurt and regaining your power — and it’s a form of self-care that can enhance your mental health.

April 22, 2021 | 3-minute read

Military Sexual Trauma, PTSD, Family and Relationships

Painting a Picture of Recovery

Like many Veterans, Mike had trouble expressing himself and dealing with his trauma. Then he discovered art therapy.

April 20, 2021 | 4-minute read

PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Transitioning From Service

Confronting the Aftermath of Military Sexual Trauma

Survivors of military sexual trauma can face a range of challenges, including substance misuse, feelings of depression, trouble sleeping, and more. But support for recovery is available.

April 06, 2021 | 5-minute read

Military Sexual Trauma, Problems with Alcohol, Family and Relationships

Four Inspiring Stories From Women Veterans

Discover how these four women Veterans have overcome some of life’s toughest challenges and learned to thrive by taking care of their mental health.

March 24, 2021 | 7-minute read

Transitioning From Service, PTSD, Stress and Anxiety

Retirement Readiness

Retirement can bring unexpected emotional pitfalls. Learn what to look out for from other Veterans who have been there before and find advice to enjoy the retirement you’ve earned.

March 09, 2021 | 6-minute read

Retirement and Aging, Transitioning From Service, Depression