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

HS&T Extra: Veteran Mental Health Minute on Amazon Alexa

HS&T Extra: Veteran Mental Health Minute on Amazon Alexa

Over 47 million households in the U.S. have installed a smart speaker in their homes. And it’s very likely that the smart speaker installed in the home is the Amazon Echo, the Alexa-voiced device that responds to your command. Jetsons, anyone? Yes, of course, there is the recent controversy over Alexa recording your conversation andRead more about HS&T Extra: Veteran Mental Health Minute on Amazon Alexa[…]

HST055 Combat Vet Don’t Mean Crazy

HST055 Combat Vet Don’t Mean Crazy

Summary: This episode is a short overview of the book, Combat Vet Don’t Mean Crazy: Veteran Mental Health in Post-Military Life In This Particular Episode You Will Learn: What is Combat Vet Don’t Mean Crazy about? Raising Awareness about the Psychological Impact of Military Service Developing Personal Awareness of the Need for Veteran Mental HealthRead more about HST055 Combat Vet Don’t Mean Crazy[…]

Call for Participants for a Moral Injury Research Study

Call for Participants for a Moral Injury Research Study

If you’re a long-time reader, then you might be familiar with the term “moral injury” and how it impacts service members. I’ve written about it several times, and the idea of moral injury is one of the eight aspects of veteran mental health that I’ve included in the comprehensive veteran mental health framework. But whatRead more about Call for Participants for a Moral Injury Research Study[…]

Allowing our Better Angels to Overcome our Worst Demons

Allowing our Better Angels to Overcome our Worst Demons

We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union,Read more about Allowing our Better Angels to Overcome our Worst Demons[…]

A New Year Goal for Everybody! You Get a Goal, and You Get a Goal…

A New Year Goal for Everybody! You Get a Goal, and You Get a Goal…

Have you given up on your New Year’s resolution yet? I’m not one to mock someone’s attempt at self improvement, but resolutions made for the new year that are abandoned by the end of January is almost a cliche. I tend to start new things when I start them throughout the year; if I startedRead more about A New Year Goal for Everybody! You Get a Goal, and You Get a Goal…[…]