July 21, 2021 | 6-minute read
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
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 readMilitary Sexual Trauma, Problems with Alcohol, Family and Relationships