Beginning in the month of July, I’ve started to write an online column for Counseling Today, the print and online news outlet for the American Counseling Association. Once a month, I’ll be writing about the military affiliated population for mental health professionals. I’ll be sharing them here after the release on the Counseling Today website.

Here’s the introductory column:

From Combat to Counseling: Service members, veterans and military family mental health

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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.