For some members of the military, the battle doesn’t end when they leave the battlefield. Mental Health First Aid for Military Members, Veterans and their Families teaches people how to notice and respond to signs of mental health and addiction challenges with a specific focus on the cultural factors related to military life. Learn more: download the Mental Health First Aid for Veterans one-pager.
“Prior to deployment, service men and women are trained in basic first aid so that we are equipped to address the physical wounds of battle. When the shooting stops, different challenges begin for many of us. We live with the emotional wounds of war,” said Tousha Paxton-Barnes. Tousha was deployed to Afghanistan with the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. After coming back home to Texas, she […]...Read More November 8