HST146 – Annette Whittenberger – Reducing Stigma

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About Today’s Guest:

Annette M. Whittenberger, currently living in Fairfax, Virginia understands the challenge of veteran transition and development as she is a Retired Combat Veteran, an Army Spouse and mother to a college freshman and high school sophomore. She focuses on coaching others through PTSD, anxiety and depression and trauma.

She is a mentor with Veterati, eMentor and for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS).

She is also a blogger on Medium.com.

Annette has a B.A. in Psychology and an M.S. in Environmental Management.

In this Episode, you will learn:

  • Annette’s background and experience
  • Being open and honest about mental health challenges
  • Talking openly because others are listening
  • Setting the example for everyone
  • Life as a dual military spouse

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Annette’s Blog

Article on Military Families.com

Annette on Social Media:

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

LinkedIn


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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.