There are many signs of mental illness – the growing inability to cope with daily problems and activities, social withdrawal or even suicidal thoughts. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. [ Suicidepreventionlifeline.org Link ]
Through national telephone-based support services, Military Families can call and access licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, peer combat Veterans, trusted resources and warm referrals. “Coaching Into Care” is a confidential call center that provides a “coaching” service for caregivers who see that a Veteran in their life needs help. [ Mirecc.va.gov Link ]... View details ⇨
It is reported that more than 2.69 million Service members have deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan with unprecedented duration and frequency. A number of those returning are reporting difficulty with PTSD, depression and problematic alcohol use. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 Discover resources that may help. [ Mentalhealth.gov Link ]
Mental Health Awareness Month is a great time to learn how to use technology to help cope with stress. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 The Virtual Hope Box is a mobile app designed for use by patients and your behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. It contains simple tools to help you with relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. [ T2health.dcoe.mil Link ]
There are many signs of mental illness – prolonged sadness, irritability, feelings of anger or even substance abuse. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their Families and friends with qualified, caring responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. [... View details ⇨
Mental illnesses are real disorders with real treatments, but too few people receive optimal care. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 If you are seeking treatment, confidential counselors are available for Service members and their Families through Military OneSource. [ Militaryonesource.mil Link ]
Mental Health Awareness Month is a great time to learn how to use technology to help with symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Learn more about the PTSD Coach Mobile App. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 [ T2health.dcoe.mil Link ]
Want to learn more about recognizing the signs of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in service members? Complete the FREE continuing education course on PTSD (Only available through August 26, 2017): [ Reliaslearning.com Link ]
Mental health is essential to mission success. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 If you are seeking treatment, confidential counselors are available for Service members and their Families through Military OneSource.
According to a 2014 study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, the rate of major depression is five times higher among Service members than civilians. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it's a perfect time to learn more. [ Mentalhealth.gov Link ]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 Maintain a strong body and mind by identifying strategies ahead of time to better support your transition. Preparing yourself with tools and information about PTSD and depression could really help. [ Realwarriors.net Link ]
Want to strengthen your knowledge of the military culture? Physicians, first responders, and other health care providers: if you care for those who serve, you may be interested in one of our FREE continuing education courses, available through August 26, 2017. To register: [ Reliaslearning.com Link ]
According to a 2014 study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry, nearly 1 in 4 Active duty Service members showed signs of a mental health condition. #AOSRaisingMentalHealthAwareness2017 May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it's a perfect time to learn more.
If you are a health care provider, physician or first responder, strengthen your knowledge. Register and complete a free continuing education course today, available through the AOS Resource Center (through August 26, 2017). [ Reliaslearning.com Link ].
No matter where you are in your #military life cycle – just starting out, a seasoned #warrior, or retired – Vets4Warriors is with you every step of the way. Call Vets4Warriors for confidential, stigma-free #peer support, and discover the power of connecting with another #veteran who has been where you are. #V4WCanHelp