How Service Dogs Can Help Veterans with PTSD

How Service Dogs Can Help Veterans with PTSD

As veterans return home from war, many suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Some veterans can experience flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, or depression. While therapy can be beneficial in addressing some of these symptoms, some veterans don’t have...
4 Common Myths About Veterans

4 Common Myths About Veterans

Although there are 22 million veterans in the United States and two holidays dedicated to those who have served, there are still a few myths associated with veterans. Below you can find the most popular of those myths and why they are far from the truth. Myth #1:...
What to Do When Your Returning Veteran Won’t Talk to You

What to Do When Your Returning Veteran Won’t Talk to You

When our loved ones return from duty, it can be an exciting and emotional time. More often than not, we expect our loved ones to come back just as they were when they left. However, many families and friends find that when a veteran returns home, several things have...
Suicide Prevention Remains A Top Priority Of The V.A.

Suicide Prevention Remains A Top Priority Of The V.A.

Suicide prevention has become the Department of Veterans Affairs’ top priority. All former service members should have a safe place they can turn to if they are having a mental health crisis. This could mean urgent care at a Vet Center, VA emergency department,...
How You Can Help Veterans With PTSD

How You Can Help Veterans With PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is something that many veterans suffer from after their return from their service. In the United States alone, eight million people suffer from it. Since the Iraq and Afghanistan War, this number has jumped to 11 to 20 percent....