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

STMSS08 – Kacie Kelly – Warrior Wellness Alliance

STMSS08 – Kacie Kelly – Warrior Wellness Alliance

About Today’s Guest: Kacie Kelly oversees and manages policy, operational, and programmatic efforts on veteran health and well-being for the George W. Bush Institute Military Service Initiative, which includes the Warrior Wellness Alliance.  She manages strategic efforts to promote the partnerships, collaboration, and alignment among organizations that are so crucial to fostering the health andRead more about STMSS08 – Kacie Kelly – Warrior Wellness Alliance[…]

STMSS07 – Kayla Williams – Center for a New American Security

STMSS07 – Kayla Williams – Center for a New American Security

About Today’s Guest: Kayla M. Williams is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at Center for a New American Security. She previously served as Director of the Center for Women Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she was primary adviser to the Secretary on department policies, programs, andRead more about STMSS07 – Kayla Williams – Center for a New American Security[…]

STMSS06 – Joe Chenelly – AMVETS

STMSS06 – Joe Chenelly – AMVETS

About Today’s Guest: Joseph R. Chenelly was appointed national executive director of the nation’s fourth largest veterans service organization in May 2016. In this capacity, he administers the policies of AMVETS, supervises its national headquarters operations and provides direction, as needed, to state and local components. Joe previously served as AMVETS’ national communications director. JoeRead more about STMSS06 – Joe Chenelly – AMVETS[…]

STMSS05 – Dr. Eugene Lipov – Stellate Ganglion Block for PTSD

STMSS05 – Dr. Eugene Lipov – Stellate Ganglion Block for PTSD

About Today’s Guest: Dr. Eugene Lipov is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management and has been practicing in the field of pain medicine since 1990. He completed Northwestern Medical School in 1984, Anesthesia Residency at University of Illinois in 1989, and Advanced Pain Training in 1990. Dr. Lipov pioneered adaption of a sympathetic blockRead more about STMSS05 – Dr. Eugene Lipov – Stellate Ganglion Block for PTSD[…]

STMSS04 – Cicely Burrows-McElwain – VA/DoD Liaison, SAMHSA

STMSS04 – Cicely Burrows-McElwain – VA/DoD Liaison, SAMHSA

About Today’s Guest: Cicely Burrows-McElwain is the Senior Public Health Advisor, Military and Veteran Affairs Liaison, National Policy Liaison Branch, Division of Regional and National Policy/ Office of Policy, Planning, and Innovation (OPPI), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Cicely currently works to advance veteran outcomes through government department collaboration to address the mentalRead more about STMSS04 – Cicely Burrows-McElwain – VA/DoD Liaison, SAMHSA[…]

STMSS03 – Dr. Matt Miller – Suicide Prevention Program, Department of Veterans Affairs

STMSS03 – Dr. Matt Miller – Suicide Prevention Program, Department of Veterans Affairs

About Today’s Guest: Dr. Matt Miller is currently the Acting Director for Suicide Prevention, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention for the Department of Veterans Affairs. He was appointed the permanent Director of the Veterans Crisis Line on July 23, 2017. Dr. Miller joined the VA in January of 2012 as the Chief ofRead more about STMSS03 – Dr. Matt Miller – Suicide Prevention Program, Department of Veterans Affairs[…]

STMSS02 – Dr. Craig Bryan – National Center for Veteran Studies

STMSS02 – Dr. Craig Bryan – National Center for Veteran Studies

About Today’s Guest: Dr. Craig J. Bryan, PsyD, ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist in cognitive behavioral psychology, and is currently the Executive Director of the National Center for Veterans Studies at The University of Utah. Dr. Bryan received his PsyD in clinical psychology in 2006 from Baylor University, and completed his clinical psychology residency at theRead more about STMSS02 – Dr. Craig Bryan – National Center for Veteran Studies[…]

STMSS01 – Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen – PREVENTS Task Force

STMSS01 – Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen – PREVENTS Task Force

About Today’s Guest: Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D., named to TIME magazine’s 2012 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, is the president of Give an Hour. A licensed clinical psychologist who has been practicing in the Washington, D.C., area for over 20 years, she received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from theRead more about STMSS01 – Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen – PREVENTS Task Force[…]

Introduction: Seeking the Military Suicide Solution Podcast

Introduction: Seeking the Military Suicide Solution Podcast

About The Show Hosts: Duane France, MA, MBA, LPC is the Director of Veteran Services for the Family Care Center, a private mental health clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He is also the Executive Director of the Colorado Veterans Health and Wellness Agency, a 501(c)3 nonprofit professionally affiliated with the Family Care Center. Upon retiringRead more about Introduction: Seeking the Military Suicide Solution Podcast[…]