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+00:00 August 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 July 16th, 2012|Combat Stress|