Physical Illnesses

Physical Illnesses

Asbestos News – www.asbestosnews.com Site offers Mesothelioma information for military veterans who may have been exposed to asbestos while serving our country. Gulf War Veterans – www.publichhealth.va.gov/exposures/gulfwar/compensation_benefits.asp Information about nine specific diseases associated with service in the Gulf War.  For … Continued
Student Veterans

Student Veterans

Student Veterans Best Colleges – http://www.bestcolleges.com/ This website lists a host of colleges based on student need and specific situations (student without a car or student veterans, etc.)  A good resource for exploring options. Mental Health Resources for College Students – http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/mental-health-resources This link … Continued
Women Veterans

Women Veterans

Women Veterans American Women Veterans www.AmericanWomenVeterans.org. Dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of servicewomen, veterans and their families, American Women Veterans is a good resource for veterans looking for retreats, conferences and outreach campaigns that empower members and their … Continued
Vet Readjustment & the Impact to Family & Friends

Vet Readjustment & the Impact to Family & Friends

Vet Readjustment & the Impact to Family & Friends Understanding our veteran-loved-ones after they have returned home can be difficult. The emotions to deal with include relief, hope, and a desire for things to return to normal. Then, there are … Continued
TBI Resources/Treatments

TBI Resources/Treatments

TBI Resources/Treatments Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a signature wound of the current conflicts, yet it is often difficult to diagnosis and understand in many cases.  To learn more, visit the sites provided and read the summary of TBI below.   … 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 Possible consequences of facing war related illness. This information is crucial to both veterans and family members for understanding why many veterans resist help. Many Veterans can be highly resistant to the … Continued
Support to Help Combat Veterans

Support to Help Combat Veterans

Support to Help Combat Veterans “Support” may be necessary if a veteran is unwilling or unable to take the necessary action that is required to confront psychological, medical or readjustment problems caused by Combat that are negatively and progressively affecting the veteran and/or family. Sometimes, family members … Continued
Common Diagnosis, Medications & Side Effects for Combat & War Trauma

Common Diagnosis, Medications & Side Effects for Combat & War Trauma

Common Diagnosis, Medications & Side Effects for Combat & War Trauma One of the most challenging aspects of war-related mental health issues is the identification of the illness. There are no specific blood tests or specific medical tests that identify … Continued
Hope and New Life Ahead

Hope and New Life Ahead

Hope and New Life Ahead There are many times during the journey of healing with your veteran and family that a new life ahead will not seem possible. Some days, you may barely feel able to deal with the circumstances … Continued
About Healing Practitioners

About Healing Practitioners

About Healing Practitioner’s Many of the acronyms can be confusing. Following is a brief list of acronyms and what they mean. D.O. – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. A Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) is a licensed physician who practices osteopathic … Continued