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Recognizing Depression in Veterans 

Veterans are often impacted by depression at a higher rate than the general public, but due to mental health stigmas and the pressure to handle any struggles “bravely” on their own, symptoms can go largely ignored and untreated. It’s important for veterans to know they don’t have to do it alone and that getting help…

A therapist is helping a veteran with PTSD. They are sitting together on a couch.

3 Ways to Support a Veteran Living with PTSD  

Supporting a veteran struggling with PTSD requires patience, empathy, and understanding. As a friend or family member, you can offer vital support by actively listening, providing reassurance, and encouraging open communication. Engaging in activities together that promote relaxation and peace, such as nature walks or shared hobbies, are wonderful ways to show care and support…

A veteran getting therapy while sitting on a couch. He's talking to a therapist.

The Benefits of Therapy for Veterans

As veterans transition back to civilian life, they encounter various challenges impacting their mental and physical well-being. From battling mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and PTSD to coping with physical injuries, it’s no surprise that counseling for veterans is so needed. Addiction therapy programs and treatment for PTSD are just two of the avenues…