5 06, 2023

The Impact of Holidays on Veterans’ Mental Health

By |2023-06-02T01:50:31+00:00June 5, 2023|Mental Health, Veterans|0 Comments

The holidays can be a sensitive and often unpredictable time for families, especially those with veterans. When spending the holidays with a veteran, several different things should be considered when they're around. Holiday celebrations and spending time with family members can be incredibly triggering and overwhelming for veterans' mental health [...]

22 05, 2023

Rising Strong: How Rehab Center Treatments Foster Resilience in Active Military Members and Veterans

By |2023-05-09T16:49:12+00:00May 22, 2023|Active Military Members, Drug Rehab, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Drug and alcohol rehab centers offer various treatment methods tailored to the unique needs of active military members and veterans. Rehab treatment methods such as physical rehabilitation, different behavioral therapies, and bilateral stimulation can help military members better manage stress and anxiety, cope with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and learn [...]

17 05, 2023

Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Combat Veterans, Alcoholism, and PTSD

By |2023-05-09T16:46:24+00:00May 17, 2023|Alcohol, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Veterans returning home, especially those who have participated in combat, have witnessed violence and killing, and have enlisted for more than one tour, are at greater risk of developing PTSD and alcoholism (AUD). According to the National Center for PTSD (part of the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs), those who [...]

8 05, 2023

Preventing Suicide for Active Military Members & Veterans

By |2023-05-09T16:41:18+00:00May 8, 2023|Active Military Members, Addiction, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Suicide among active military personnel and veterans is a serious ongoing problem that the Department of Defense and other agencies are working to address. Suicide is considered a "wicked problem." Wicked does not mean evil; it means a problem with many interconnected issues and multiple layers, the solution to which [...]

3 05, 2023

Rehab Centers and EMDR Therapy Programs: Can They Help Active Military Members and Veterans?

By |2023-05-09T16:40:48+00:00May 3, 2023|Active Military Members, Addiction, Mental Health, Rehab Treatment, Veterans|0 Comments

Active duty service members (ADSMs) and military veterans face unique situations and health issues due to their occupation. Avoiding trauma in the military is, unfortunately, inevitable. As a military member, it's a matter of learning how to deal with trauma rather than prevent it. While many active and retired service [...]

3 04, 2023

Reducing the Stigma of Substance Abuse for Veterans

By |2023-04-27T13:41:33+00:00April 3, 2023|Addiction, Veterans|0 Comments

Unfortunately, stigma holds many people back from seeking help or treatment for a mental illness, substance use disorder (SUD), alcohol use disorder (AUD), or physical pain. Getting treatment or support, whether psychological or physical, is often viewed as a weakness or a flaw in someone—especially for veterans and active-duty service [...]

27 03, 2023

The Benefits of TRICARE Insurance for Drug Rehab Treatment

By |2023-03-27T14:16:41+00:00March 27, 2023|Addiction, Drug Rehab, Insurance, Veterans|Comments Off on The Benefits of TRICARE Insurance for Drug Rehab Treatment

TRICARE is among the best health insurance options for veterans, active-duty service members (ADSMs), National Guard and Reserve personnel, families, and survivors. Providing its members with free and low-cost health care, TRICARE offers a variety of health plan options such as TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Select, Overseas, Remote, and TRICARE For [...]

20 03, 2023

TRICARE Insurance and Drug Rehab: What You Need to Know

By |2023-03-20T15:05:08+00:00March 20, 2023|Drug Rehab, Insurance, Veterans|Comments Off on TRICARE Insurance and Drug Rehab: What You Need to Know

What is TRICARE Insurance? Active-duty service members (ADSMs), National Guard/Reserve members, veterans, and their families are eligible for the TRICARE health insurance program. Most medically and psychologically necessary services are covered through TRICARE health plans, including mental health treatments and substance use disorder (SUD) treatments. Does TRICARE Cover Drug Rehab? [...]

27 02, 2023

Veterans, PTSD, SUD, AUD, and Combat

By |2023-03-13T15:55:31+00:00February 27, 2023|Addiction, Veterans|Comments Off on Veterans, PTSD, SUD, AUD, and Combat

Many veterans return home from scenes of combat that leave them suffering from various degrees of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This mental state leaves combat veterans susceptible to abusing substances, especially alcohol. Veterans who have enlisted in multiple tours of duty and experienced numerous exposures to combat have a greater [...]

6 02, 2023

Coping With PCS Stress as a Military Spouse

By |2023-03-08T18:22:53+00:00February 6, 2023|First Responders, Veterans|Comments Off on Coping With PCS Stress as a Military Spouse

What is PCS Stress? A permanent change of station, also known as PCS, causes stress many military families experience. The uncertainty of when you will move to another city, state, or possibly a different country can be incredibly inconvenient and strenuous for everyone in a military family—especially the spouse. The [...]