Seeing the Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder effects Veterans at an alarming rate. Kowing the signs and where to get help is essential. Seeing the Signs of Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is marked by extreme swings in energy levels and moods, from high highs to low lows. The condition affects an estimated 45 million people around the world, according to the World … More Seeing the Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health Support for Women Veterans

Mental Health Support for Women Veterans Whether they’re supporting a family, finding a new career, or adjusting to life away from their unit, women Veterans can face a range of challenges. “For You,” a new public service announcement from Make the Connection, highlights these challenges and the support to help women Veterans cope. Read Now   Remember this site has resources for … More Mental Health Support for Women Veterans

Take the First Step Toward a Healthier Life

I will continue to repeat this message: Some veterans live “normal” lives, post deployment or separation for years, some never adjust. For others the stain of service  comes out years later. Here is the story of one such member With the Message “Take the First Step Toward a Healthier Life”  REMEMBER there are many resources … More Take the First Step Toward a Healthier Life

“Don’t Give Up”

Some veterans live “normal” lives post deployment or separation for years, some never adjust. For others the stain of service  comes out years later. Here is the story of one such member and her son along with their message “Don’t Give Up.”  REMEMBER there are many resources and fellow prior service members (like me) you … More “Don’t Give Up”

We get better when we acknowledge we need help

After losing her roommate while serving in the Army, Catrina had a difficult time adjusting to civilian life. She began isolating herself from others and feeling stressed. When the flashbacks started, she knew it was time to get help. Learn how her Vet Center helped Catrina open up to her family. FIND LOCAL SUPPORT Below … More We get better when we acknowledge we need help