About Today’s Guest:

Eric Burleson is a US Army veteran. His work focuses on how the brain and mind work for veterans in transition to civilian life. He lives in Austin, TX with his wife and children. He is the author of Separating from Service, a book that describes the challenges veterans face as they transition out of the military and provides an actionable framework to address those challenges.

In this Episode, you will learn:

  • Eric’s background and experience
  • Differentiation between the military and post-military life
  • Eric’s book Separating from Service
  • Suicide in the Special Operations community
  • Breaking points and developing resilience
  • Talking about mental health openly to combat stigma
  • Integrating behavioral health during transition
  • Luck and taking advantage of opportunities during transition
  • Getting over problems by getting through them
  • Taking care of mental health the way we take care of physical health

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Separating from Service Web Site

Separating from Service on Amazon

Eric on Social Media:

 Eric on Twitter

Separating from Service on Twitter


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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.