Posts Tagged ‘ptsd’

President, VA Making Progress on Veterans’ Mental Health Issues

Did you know that 19 out of 100 veterans of the Iraq war have reported a mental health problem? According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), for Afghanistan war vets the number is 11%. For those who fought in Desert Storm, it’s 10%. For Vietnam Veterans, it’s 30 out of 100. We at Towne […]

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Military Suicide Awareness Month

Today we have a guest blog post from Doug Karr. Doug Karr is a Navy veteran of Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield. He now collaborates with the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance as the Veteran Health Advocate and writer for their Veterans Blog. Military Suicide Awareness Month Brings Attention to Troubling Facts In response to the high number […]

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