Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Action Network – http://caregiveraction.org/tech/caregiver Specific ideas to help caregivers and tools for safety, care, medications and other resources. Caregivers on the Home Front – http://caregivers-homefront.org/  The mission of Caregivers on the Home Front Inc., is to provide caregivers of our … Continued
Counseling

Counseling

Cohen’s Veteran Network –  https://www.cohenveteransnetwork.org/at-a-glance/ For veterans and families in need of mental health for low to no cost. Give An Hour – www.giveanhour.org.  A non-profit organization offering FREE mental health resources for military and families affected by the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. … Continued
Employment

Employment

America’s Job Bank – www.ajb.org.  This U.S. Dept. of Labor web site lists jobs available in your state and offers help in building an on-line resume that can be sent to prospective employers listed in the job bank. DAV Employment … Continued
Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources

Anger and Irritability Management – http://www.veterantraining.va.gov/apps/aims/index.html New interactive skills building for anger and irritability developed by the VA. Cigna Stress Management Toolket –  cigna.com Stress is a fact of life. It’s your mind’s and body’s response to demanding situations or events. … Continued
Needs Assistance

Needs Assistance

Air Compassion for Veterans – www.aircompassionforveterans.org Wounded warriors and their families are provided FREE medically related flights. The Armed Forces Foundation – www.ArmedForcesFoundation.org.  The Armed Forces Foundation is a non profit organization that started in 2010 and is dedicated to … Continued
PTSD and TBI Resources and Treatments

PTSD and TBI Resources and Treatments

Addiction Guide – http://www.addictionguide.com Comprehensive and up-to-date about various addictions.  The team at addiction guide provides tools and brings awareness about types of treatment available.  A Head for the Future – A TBICoE Initiative – https://health.mil/About-MHS/OASDHA/Defense-Health-Agency/Research-and-Development/Traumatic-Brain-Injury-Center-of-Excellence/A-Head-for-the-Future A Head for the Future … 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
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Resources

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Resources

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Resources The following provides a link to a small e-booklet sharing the personal account of Spc. Joe Collins, USAR who served in Iraq from 03-04. Other resources have also been provided. . Download 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
Helpful Tips for Vet & Military Families in Crisis

Helpful Tips for Vet & Military Families in Crisis

Helpful Tips for Vet & Military Families in Crisis Intervention for FAMILY/FRIENDS is necessary when you find yourself beginning to act or behave in unusual or unhealthy ways to COPE with the veterans problem. This can include your own withdrawal, … Continued