There is much discussion, and rightly so, about the impact that military service has on the mental health and wellness of veterans. Previous articles published on the Head Space and Timing blog have highlighted the importance of looking beyond Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury to additional challenges that veterans face. A brief overview of some of these challenges can be seen here:

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For more information regarding these topics, please refer to these posts:

Injury of the Soul: Moral Injury and Combat Vets

Meaning, Purpose, and Veteran Mental Health

Helping Veterans Trapped by Their Own Experiences: Learned Helplessness and Veteran Mental Health

Veterans and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

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Duane France

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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Jane Strong · February 16, 2017 at 9:17 am

This is excellent…love your graphic depictions of these dilemmas. I’ve heard a lot from vets about this moral injury….also the concern that every day is and will be the same….forever. We do our best to change that.

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