5 Ways You Can Support Veterans’ Mental Health

“Veterans Day is a day to remember and reflect on the sacrifices of our military veterans and also to thank them for their service. It’s a celebration that honors America’s veterans for their patriotism and willingness to offer their lives for the common good. Veterans in this country come from different eras, fought in different battles, used different weaponry and wore different uniforms, but they all share a common experience: the experience of training, moving from place to place, fighting (or training to fight) and living a life that is ever changing. Due to the unique and sometimes challenging lifestyle inherent to military life, often our veterans experience mental health challenges, such as PTSD, TBI or depression. Here are five ways you can help to support our veterans…”

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Source: NAMI.org by Ingrid Herrera-Yee
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