Fall 2018 Combat Stress: Moral Injury & Suicide

The Fall 2018 issue of Combat Stress is now available! Inside this issue:  Military Moral Injury: Assessment and Treatment Interventions for Veterans with Military Service-Related Invisible Wounds Help Us Please! It’s Suicide Almost Sunrise: Personal Journey with Moral Injury How Do You Function?   Read Now     View past issues of Combat Stress [...]

By |2018-09-28T15:05:09+00:00September 28th, 2018|Combat Stress|

New VA Appeals Process Changes: Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act

Source: Hill & Ponton The VA appeals process is going through its biggest change since the 1980s. In 2017, Congress passed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act. This act takes apart the current appeal system and replaces it with a new process aimed to improve the experience for all involved in the process. First, [...]

By |2018-09-05T17:10:45+00:00September 5th, 2018|Combat Stress|

Combat Stress March 2018

HBOT: Brain Healing Hidden in Plain Sight In this issue:  Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Alternative Therapies: Healing Brain Wounds Safely, Effectively and Inexpensively What is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy HBOT: Effective Treatment of the Silent (Signature) Injuries of Combat The Next Generation in Brain Recovery and Neurogeneration Old World Wisdom, New World Healing and Health CES [...]

By |2018-04-04T08:37:01+00:00March 28th, 2018|Combat Stress|

Veterans Treatment Courts: Combat Stress – November 2017 Issue

  In this issue:  Echoes of War: Combat Trauma, Criminal Behavior and How the Justice System Can Do a Better Job This Time Around Warren County, Ohio Veterans Court: Initial Successes The Montgomery County Ohio Veterans Treatment Court: Turning Lives Around The Emergence of Veterans Treatment Court Teams: A Georgia Model and The Role of [...]

By |2018-01-19T08:51:58+00:00November 30th, 2017|Combat Stress|

Military and Veteran Retreats: Part 2

Combat Stress: August 2017  In this issue:  Military/Veteran and Family Retreats: An Overview of Veteran Immersive Community Reintegration Experiences Women Warriors: WVSJ Network Retreats GratitudeAmerica: Healing Connections and Rebuilding Communities One Retreat at a Time GratitudeAmerica Family Retreat: A Veteran Participant's Response Healing of Memories Retreat Walking with St. Francis: Journey of a Wounded Warrior [...]

By |2017-09-07T10:28:38+00:00August 29th, 2017|Combat Stress|

May 2017 Issue of Combat Stress Now Available

Veteran Retreats: Immersion, Healing and Bonding in Community In this issue:  Intro to Military and Veterans Retreats Bridging the Gap Integrative Intensive Retreats for Military/Veterans and Their Primary Support Person Why Retreats? Retreat Outcomes: In Their Own Words The Impact on One Couple: A Life & Marriage Saved Lone Survivor Foundation Integrative Intensive Retreat (IIR) [...]

By |2017-05-24T09:54:27+00:00May 24th, 2017|Combat Stress|

The 5 Most Important Things Veterans with PTSD Should Know About Their Claims

You need a verified in-service Stressor Your stressor is the traumatic event you experienced during service that led to PTSD. It could be direct exposure, indirect exposure, or witnessing the event involving death, threatened death, or serious injury. Your stressor needs to be verified, or corroborated, meaning you have to prove that it actually happened. [...]

By |2017-01-16T10:15:57+00:00January 16th, 2017|Combat Stress|

10 Actions for Responding to a Veteran in Crisis

10 Actions for Responding to a Veteran in Crisis Calls involving military vets require a different approach and tactics than other subjects. For more than a decade now, our country has been at war in two very different locations, with very different missions. In that time, more than 2.2 million troops have deployed and served [...]

By |2016-03-23T12:58:28+00:00February 1st, 2013|Combat Stress|

Improve Care for Veterans With PTSD: Report

Improve Care for Veterans With PTSD: Report 'Treatment isn't reaching everyone who needs it,' Institute of Medicine says FRIDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Access to care for U.S. military service members and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) must improve, says an Institute of Medicine report released Friday that also calls for better tracking [...]

By |2016-03-23T13:06:22+00:00July 16th, 2012|Combat Stress|