For a Veteran facing a mental health challenge, the term “treatment” can mean counseling, medication, self-help approaches, peer support services, or some combination of those options.
October 26, 2020 | 4-minute readTrouble Sleeping, Depression, Problems with Drugs
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 readAnger and Irritability, Depression, Trouble Sleeping
It can feel daunting to start a conversation or take a first step toward helping a loved one who’s facing a mental health challenge. Family members of Veterans share their stories and the lessons they’ve learned about making a difference.
April 23, 2020 | 4-minute readProblems with Drugs, Depression
There is a wealth of online mental health resources for Veterans and their families and friends to connect socially while maintaining physical distance, including smartphone apps, telehealth care, stories, and videos. Learn about the many services that meet your needs.
April 23, 2020 | 3-minute readSpread the Word, Depression
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
Cognitive behavioral therapy can be a powerful treatment option for Veterans managing challenges like PTSD, depression, anxiety, and drug problems.
July 20, 2018 | 3-minute readPTSD, Depression
Kionte woke up every morning with the same question: “Why am I still alive?”
August 18, 2017 | 3-minute readPhysical Injury, Depression