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.
Men and women in the military are trained to protect themselves, their comrades and our country. In combat zones, service members live in a constant state of hyper-arousal, also known as “fight or flight.” There is no time for them to process or work through their experiences while deployed, let alone time to recover as a result of prolonged high levels of stress. When service […]...Read More November 20