Mental Health

  • Service Members and Veterans Needed for TBI Study

    Your input may help improve health care services offered to you and help your fellow service members and veterans!

  • Care Giver Study Seeks Participants

    Do you care for a service member or veteran who had a TBI after October 2001 while serving in the military? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a study requested by Congress.

  • Preventing Prescription Drug Misuse

    Many treatment plans for psychological and physical wounds alike include the use of prescription medications. Certain types, such as those to treat pain or anxiety, have the potential to cause dependence. This article by Real Warriors explores the rise of prescription drug misuse in the military and how to prevent it.

  • Alcohol Misuse: Early Signs and Symptoms

    Alcohol is commonly used by service members and civilians alike. It is sometimes used as a social activity with your buddies or a way to cope with stress. Either way, alcohol use can sometimes become harmful without realizing it. This article from Real Warriors looks at the signs of alcohol misuse and “How Much Is Too Much”?

  • Brain Training for Military and Veteran Caregivers

    The Center for BrainHealth is offering a Military Spouses and Caregivers Training March 8th and 9th in Silver Spring MD. Free to military and veteran caregivers. Registration is required.

  • American Red Cross Reconnection Workshops

    The American Red Cross offers free reconnection workshops aimed to help military, veterans and their families readjust to civilian life.

  • SAMHSA Free Webinar “Amidst the Opioid Crisis” Feb 22nd

    This free webinar will focus on best practices for service members, veterans and their families resilience, treatment, and recover. Registration is Required.

  • Treating Pain in Patients with PTSD

    Register for this free webinar from the VA, Wednesday 1/18 from 2-3pm ET. The prevalence of PTSD is elevated in those suffering from chronic pain, and this is even more true among the Veteran population. This presentation will provide foundational knowledge about these diagnoses and how they can be addressed by clinicians using evidence-based treatment approaches. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

  • ‘Thank You For Your Service’ Screening Jan 24

    A screening of the documentary film, Thank You For Your Service, hosted by Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 227, will be at the Angelika Film Center on Tuesday, January 24 at 7:30pm. Dealing with the mental health issues confronting many returning veterans, this is described as one of the best films of the year.

  • Veteran Suicide Prevention Twitter Chat January 5th

    MREs Aren’t the Only Thing That Can Make You Feel Like Crap:
    Veterans and Mental Health/Suicide Prevention
    #ElevateTheConvo Twitter Chat
    January 5, 2017
    5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET