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

HST080 Veteran Mental Health Research with Terri Tanielian

HST080 Veteran Mental Health Research with Terri Tanielian

Summary: Terri Tanielian is a senior behavioral scientist and a nationally recognized expert on veteran mental health. Her areas of interest include military and veterans health policy; military suicide; military sexual assault; psychological effects of combat, terrorism, and disasters. She has led multiple studies to assess the needs of veterans and to examine the readiness of private healthcare providers to deliverRead more about HST080 Veteran Mental Health Research with Terri Tanielian[…]

HST079 Leading By Example with Brigadier General Don Bolduc

HST079 Leading By Example with Brigadier General Don Bolduc

Summary: After 32 years of active duty service to his country in which he received two awards for valor, five Bronze Star medals, two Purple Hearts, led ten deployments, and survived both a bomb blast, numerous fire fights, and a helicopter crash, General Donald C. Bolduc, former Commander, Special Operations Command Africa, hung up hisRead more about HST079 Leading By Example with Brigadier General Don Bolduc[…]

HST078 Operation Deep Dive with Dr. Phil Smith and Nick Fadoir

HST078 Operation Deep Dive with Dr. Phil Smith and Nick Fadoir

Summary: Dr. Phllip Smith and Nick Fadoir  currently work at the Department of Psychology, University of South Alabama. Dr. Smith: National Institute of Mental Health, National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New YorkAPA Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship, SouthwestRead more about HST078 Operation Deep Dive with Dr. Phil Smith and Nick Fadoir[…]

HST077 Veterans Recovery Resources with John Kilpatrick

HST077 Veterans Recovery Resources with John Kilpatrick

Summary: The idea for Veterans Recovery Resources came to John through time and experience. John is a combat Veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1990-91), Kosovo (2005-06) and Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2015). He has over 31 years reserve military service including 12 years as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Marine CorpsRead more about HST077 Veterans Recovery Resources with John Kilpatrick[…]

HST076 Objective Zero with Betsey Mercado

HST076 Objective Zero with Betsey Mercado

Summary: Betsey Mercado became involved in Objective Zero after seeing the positive influence that intervention had on veterans in crisis. Betsey has committed herself to making a difference in the lives of Soldiers, veterans, and their families. Her experience working with military spouses and leading multiple Family Readiness Groups supporting active duty units gives herRead more about HST076 Objective Zero with Betsey Mercado[…]

HST075 Give An Hour and Suicide Prevention with Robert Stewart

HST075 Give An Hour and Suicide Prevention with Robert Stewart

Summary: Rob Stewart joined Give an Hour in March 2014 as the Project Coordinator in the Detroit, Mich., area for the Wins for Warriors initiative. Rob retired from the military in 2009 as a Master Sergeant after having spent almost 12 years in the U.S. Army as an Indirect-fire Infantryman and his last 8 yearsRead more about HST075 Give An Hour and Suicide Prevention with Robert Stewart[…]

HST074 From Suicide Awareness to Action with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas

HST074 From Suicide Awareness to Action with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas

Summary: Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas sees issues of suicide prevention and mental health promotion from a host of perspectives. Clinical psychologist. Mental health advocate. Faculty member. Researcher. And suicide loss survivor. She has earned an international reputation as an entrepreneur and innovator in social change. Along the way, she’s helped establish many large-scale, gap-filling mental healthRead more about HST074 From Suicide Awareness to Action with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas[…]

HST073 Suicide Awareness with Stacey Freedenthal

HST073 Suicide Awareness with Stacey Freedenthal

Summary: Stacey Freedenthal is a Denver psychotherapist, consultant, and associate professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work. Now a therapist with a part-time private practice, she also has extensive clinical experience in crisis and suicide prevention settings. Her book, Helping the Suicidal Person: Tips and Techniques for Professionals, was published inRead more about HST073 Suicide Awareness with Stacey Freedenthal[…]

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[…]