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.
When I was a child, I lost my grandfather, a WWII veteran, to suicide and my dad, a Vietnam veteran, to a substance use disorder. But our family was silent because of the stigma and shame surrounding it. As a nurse I have treated more people with PTSD, substance use disorders and following suicide attempts than I can count. But my work as a Mental […]...Read More November 9