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Regaining Control Through Mindfulness

May 05, 2021 | 3-minute read

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

Seeing the Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can lead to intense swings in mood and energy. The condition can be managed with treatment.

February 23, 2021 | 6-minute read

Bipolar Disorder, Feelings of Hopelessness, Depression

Living in the Present Can Create a Better Future

After years of moving from place to place, Brian stopped trying to outrun his past. By learning how to manage his PTSD symptoms and live in the present, Brian set a path toward a better future — for himself and his family.

February 10, 2021 | 3-minute read

PTSD, Family and Relationships, Transitioning From Service

Don’t Go It Alone

With the support of his fellow Veterans and therapy programs at VA, Stephen was able to start managing his PTSD symptoms.

January 26, 2021 | 4-minute read

PTSD

A New Year. A New Start.

Whether you are still transitioning from the military or you served decades ago, the new year is a great time to rediscover your purpose and passion for life.

January 12, 2021 | 5-minute read

Transitioning From Service