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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Mental health issues rising among vets

The Mental Health Picture does not look good for Vets. From Navytimes.com A new study shows that 106,726 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans within the Veterans Affairs Department health care system have been diagnosed with mental health issues. That’s 37 percent of the 289,328 veterans who have sought care. Of those, 62,979 — or 22 […]

RAND CORP: PTSD STUDY–MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

editor–This was taken from Military.com WASHINGTON – Some 300,000 U.S. troops are suffering from major depression or post traumatic stress from serving in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and 320,000 received brain injuries, a new study estimates. Only about half have sought treatment, said the study released Thursday by the RAND Corporation. “There is […]