Veteran Coping Skills

Veteran Coping Skills

Veterans have amazing coping skills. The war and survival skills that a veteran used to stay alive during conflict and to return home are extraordinary and resulted in him/her doing just that, staying alive and returning home. The skills that the … Continued
Family Coping Skills

Family Coping Skills

Your family has also developed and learned survival skills while your veteran was at war. These skills helped you to make it through daily life, even knowing the constant peril that your veteran faced and the uncertainty of your future. … Continued
Dealing with Loss

Dealing with Loss

In one way, the previous life together is lost forever. With loss, comes some sadness and grief for which there are predictable stages. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Ph.D. found that all loss includes the following: Denial – examples include thoughts like “Life … Continued
Vet Readjustment & the Impact to Family & Friends

Vet Readjustment & the Impact to Family & Friends

Vet Readjustment & the Impact to Family & Friends You may download the complete text and chart in easy to print format here. Download the Family Guide to Readjustment   Understanding our veteran-loved-ones after they have returned home can be … Continued
Why Veterans may be Resistant to Seeking Help

Why Veterans may be Resistant to Seeking Help

Why Veterans may be Resistant to Seeking Help You may download the complete text in easy to print format here. Possible consequences of facing war related illness. This information is crucial to both veterans and family members for understanding why … Continued
Helpful Tips for Vet & Military Families in Crisis

Helpful Tips for Vet & Military Families in Crisis

  Helpful Tips for Vet & Military Families in Crisis You may download the complete text in easy to print format here. “Intervention” for FAMILY/FRIENDS is necessary when you find yourself beginning to act or behave in unusual or unhealthy … Continued
Hope and New Life Ahead

Hope and New Life Ahead

Hope and New Life Ahead You may download the complete text and chart in easy to print format here. “The New Life Ahead” Learning to Accept Change with Hope for your Future There are many times during the journey of … Continued