Topic: “Anger and Irritability”

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Veteran’s Long-Buried Trauma Was Triggered on 9/11

Within weeks of returning home from Vietnam, Don got on with his civilian life, blocking out the trauma he experienced during the war. For more than 30 years, he buried his pain and anguish. Then came 9/11, and the memories it triggered forced Don to face his past.

September 21, 2020 | 4-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Depression, Trouble Sleeping

Stay Safe and Connected

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 read

Anger and Irritability, Jobs and Employment, Family and Relationships, Trouble Sleeping, Nightmares, Stress and Anxiety

“Don’t Give Up”

The continued support of her son has helped Agatha, a U.S. Army Veteran, address the anxiety she has faced since leaving military service.

April 23, 2020 | 4-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Family and Relationships, Transitioning From Service, Depression, Problems with Alcohol

Living With Chronic Pain

Marie faced chronic pain after serving in the U.S. Army and deploying to Iraq. Through group therapy at VA, she learned she wasn’t alone.

February 21, 2020 | 3-minute read

Anger and Irritability, PTSD, Trouble Sleeping, Depression, Nightmares

Healing Together

Honesty, openness, and a willingness to seek help: that’s what saved Vanessa’s marriage to Robert, a U.S. Navy Veteran who experienced the effects of military sexual trauma for more than 40 years.

February 03, 2020 | 4-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Family and Relationships, Military Sexual Trauma

My Story, My Connection: Healing, Decades Later

Rick, a U.S. Army Veteran, finds support decades after serving in Vietnam.

October 11, 2018 | 2-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Family and Relationships

After a Stranger Stepped In to Help, Ryan Discovered a New Path

Ryan, an Army Veteran, had been homeless for six months and was battling PTSD when a stranger took him in. He’s since earned two degrees and started a new career in massage therapy.

May 30, 2018 | 6-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Homelessness

A Vietnam Veteran Finds Strength in Group Therapy

Rick, a Vietnam War Veteran, buried the trauma of war for decades.

January 24, 2018 | 5-minute read

Anger and Irritability, PTSD