Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources

After Deployment – http://afterdeployment.dcoe.mil/.  This website provides “self care” solutions targeting Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression and other behavioral health challenges commonly faced after deployment. There are self assessment tools, videos and other resources for both veterans and family members. … 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.  After Deployment – http://afterdeployment.dcoe.mil/ . This website provides “self care” solutions targeting Post Traumatic Stress … 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
Illinois

Illinois

ILLINOIS NEW! BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding for Veterans Brave Hearts Riding The Brave HEART Program differs from other therapeutic riding programs for Veterans because it involves both the Military member, and the family.  During their time at the farm, families spend quality … Continued
Massachusetts

Massachusetts

MASSACHUSETTS Azimuth Check Foundation – http://azimuthcheckfoundation.org/ Azimuth Check Foundation of New England (ACFNE) helps active duty military, veterans, and first responders with disabilities by providing challenging year-round athletic activities. They directly sponsor and lend support to a number of events throughout … Continued