HST036: Medications and Veteran Mental Health with Dr. Charles Weber

This is the 12th episode of the Veteran Mental Health Boot Camp, a series of podcasts that is looking at all aspects of Veteran Mental Health. Check out the first episode and all episodes as they’re released by going here

Summary:

Dr. Weber enlisted in the infantry in 1989, advancing from private to now a retired LTC after 27 years in uniform for the Army. He has served many operational units (4th ID, 101st, 25th ID, 225 Avn Regiment and 13th MP company in Vincenza, Italy), and deployed to Iraq with the 1st Cavalry Division. With mentorship and guidance, he was accepted and graduated from the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point in 1995, commissioning in the Medical Service Corps.

Dr. Weber is also the President of the non-profit Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency.

IN THIS PARTICULAR EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Dr. Weber’s military experience
  • Medications as one aspect of relieving suffering rather than the entire solution
  • The place of medications in recovery
  • Medications and addiction
  • The role of self-advocacy in mental health

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

The Family Care Center Web Site

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Duane K. L. France is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a mental health counselor practicing in the state of Colorado. Do you want to join the conversation regarding veteran mental health? Share, like, and comment. Read Duane's previous posts and follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Keep the conversation about #veteranmentalhealth going.

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