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

STMSS 16 – Terri Tanielian – Suicide Prevention Research

STMSS 16 – Terri Tanielian – Suicide Prevention Research

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 deliver timely,Read more about STMSS 16 – Terri Tanielian – Suicide Prevention Research[…]

STMSS 15 – Sarah Verardo – Operation Resiliency

STMSS 15 – Sarah Verardo – Operation Resiliency

Sarah and Mike Verardo have become a national face for severely wounded combat Veterans andtheir Caregivers. They’ve appeared on numeroustelevision programs and news outlets over the past several years to push for Veterans Affairs healthcare reform. Sarah has dedicated her life to both the care and recovery of her husband, and supporting Caregivers and ourRead more about STMSS 15 – Sarah Verardo – Operation Resiliency[…]

STMSS 14 – Cheree Tham – Operation Deep Dive

STMSS 14 – Cheree Tham – Operation Deep Dive

Cheree Tham holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She is the Principal Investigator (PI) with America’s Warrior Partnership for Operation Deep Dive (OpDD).  OpDD is a community based study of veteran suicide, asphyxiation, drowning, death by law enforcement and single driverRead more about STMSS 14 – Cheree Tham – Operation Deep Dive[…]

STMSS 13 – Kim Ruocco – Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

STMSS 13 – Kim Ruocco – Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors

Kim Ruocco, MSW, the Vice President of Suicide Prevention and Postvention for TAPS, is an internationally known subject matter expert who uses her education, personal experience and information gathered from thousands of survivors to help others more fully understand suicide. Over the past decade, Ms. Ruocco has developed a best-practice, comprehensive, peer-based program that offersRead more about STMSS 13 – Kim Ruocco – Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors[…]