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WHAT WORKS FOR VETERANS?

Below are resources and stories related to mental health

Brian Posten

   KLRN | Coming Home San Antonio | Brian Posten

Brian and Kim Posten have been through a lot. For Brian, an accident in Iraq left him with a traumatic…(more)

A female airman working on a weapons system.

   Center for Women Veterans

A new site that provides outreach to female service members and female veterans who have questions about health care, benefits…(more)

medal quest

   Medal Quest

ICE WARRIORS follows the U.S sled hockey team on their road to the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. The team includes…(more)

Elizabeth Olson

   StoryCorps – Veterans Crisis Line

Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through their darkest hours.

Brain Wars

   FRONTLINE – Brain Wars

How the Military is Failing Its Wounded – an ongoing investigation into soldiers’ traumatic brain injuries. (Partnership with NPR and…(more)

Nathan talks with Afghani man

   Hell and Back Again

What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home — injured physically and…(more)

Wes Moore

   Coming Back with Wes Moore

Three-part limited series about challenges facing Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans and some of the organizations working to help them.

marine sitting down and holding head in his hands against a black background.

   PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Resources for Veterans, family and the general public to help understand the signs and symptoms of PTSD.

Man holding smart phone in left hand and holding it steady with his prothstetic right arm.

   Make the Connection – Physical Injury

Recovering from physical injuries is difficult. Watch stories from veterans about what they did to overcome their challenges and get…(more)

black and white photo of two people holding hands

   Make the Connection – Family & Relationships

See veterans and their families sharing stories about how they helped and supported each other and find resources related to…(more)