One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

HST072 StoryCorps Military Voices Initiative with Jennifer Burch

HST072 StoryCorps Military Voices Initiative with Jennifer Burch

Summary: The Military Voices Initiative provides a platform for veterans, service members, and military families to share their stories. In doing so we honor their voices, amplify their experiences, and let them know that we—as a nation—are listening. For more than a decade, 2.4 million men and women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan whileRead more about HST072 StoryCorps Military Voices Initiative with Jennifer Burch[…]

‘Winnie the Pooh’ Was Created by a Vet Explaining War to his Boy

‘Winnie the Pooh’ Was Created by a Vet Explaining War to his Boy

This post is an original article written by Eric Milzarski for the We Are The Mighty, a military media brand run by veterans, military family members, and civilians to bring relevant, engaging entertainment to the military community. It is republished here by permission.  You can read the original article here. From a mental health professional perspective, it demonstrates the lengths to which a veteranRead more about ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Was Created by a Vet Explaining War to his Boy[…]

HST070 Military Family Mental Health with Shara Ruffin

HST070 Military Family Mental Health with Shara Ruffin

Summary: Shara is a licensed psychotherapist that provides therapeutic support to enhance the lives of others with specializations in grief and loss, veteran behavioral health, mindfulness, and trauma counseling. As a Navy brat and a former military spouse, she understands the issues that arise from deployments and family separation. In This Particular Episode You Will Learn:Read more about HST070 Military Family Mental Health with Shara Ruffin[…]

Mental Health Professionals Must Be Included in Conversations about Veteran Mental Health

Mental Health Professionals Must Be Included in Conversations about Veteran Mental Health

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been banging the gong about veteran mental health. It’s not uncommon for me to bring it up in the first few minutes of a conversation; it doesn’t take long to realize where I stand on the issue. “Veteran Mental Health” is quicker to come out of myRead more about Mental Health Professionals Must Be Included in Conversations about Veteran Mental Health[…]