The Link Between PTSD and Substance Use

ServingTogether Blog, April 19, 2019 is a repost of an article by the National Center for PTSD. The article explores the link between PTSD and substance use and explores options for treatment.

Army Veteran Overcomes TBI, Climbs Again

March 2019 is Brain Injury Awareness Month. ServingTogether Blog. March 8, 2019 is a re-post of a blog article by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center DVBIC. This blog is part of the A Head For the Future initiative by DVBIC which provides resources to help the military community prevent, recognize and recover from traumatic brain injury (TBI). ARMY VETERAN OVERCOMES TBI, CLIMBS AGAIN. After being diagnosed with a TBI, U.S. Army veteran Elana Duffy began physical therapy and started noticing improvement. Now, she’s a better rock climber than ever before. Read the full article and watch Elana's story on YouTube.

Beyond the Resource Guide: Part One

ServingTogether Blog. February 14, 2019 a re-post of a blog article on Unite Us.com. Beyond the Resource Guide: Part One. "While a resource directory or guide may be one feature of care coordination – it’s simply that: a feature. If you’re looking to address the social determinants of health (SDoH), reduce healthcare costs (and prove it), or facilitate true care collaboration, then you need to explore a coordinated network approach."

Be SMART: Talking to your children about gun safety

The Be SMART campaign was created to bring together all responsible adults to reduce suicides and the number of unintentional shootings that occur when children get ahold of an unsecured firearm. The Be SMART program, designed to prevent these shootings, recognizes that responsible storage by adult gun owners is essential to preventing unauthorized, unsupervised access to firearms by children.

Patch Adams Takes Combat Vets Into Clowning Zones

ServingTogether Blog. January 16, 2019 Patch Adams Takes Combat Vets Into Clowning Zones by Derek Busby. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

Top 4 Trends to Watch in 2019

ServingTogether Blog. December 27, 2018 a re-post of a blog article on Unite Us.com. Top 4 Trends to Watch in 2019. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

Call to Service: A Military Spouse’s Approach to Serving Others

ServingTogether Blog. November 8, 2018 a re-post of a blog article on Unite Us.com. Call to Service: A Military Spouse's Approach to Serving Others. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

The Rise of Integrative Medicine

ServingTogether Blog. October 18, 2018. The Rise of Integrative Medicine by Curt Woolford, MA. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

A Great Good-Bye: Three Group Gift Ideas for the Relocating Military Family

ServingTogether Blog. October 4, 2018 by Judy O'Connor - A Great Good-Bye: Three Group Gift Ideas for the Relocating Military Family. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.

How a Veteran Can Qualify for Social Security Disability

ServingTogether Blog. September 20, 2018 by Eric Minghella is an informational posting on determining the eligibility of SSDI benefits for veterans. Twice a month ServingTogether will feature a blog entry from one of our community partners working to improve the lives of military, veterans and their families in the National Capital Region through innovate programs, initiatives, research, cutting edge technology, etc. Check back every two weeks for the new featured blog. If you are interested in submitting for the Serving Together Blog section please contact Julie Riggs at jriggs@every-mind.org.