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How Loved Ones Can Help Veterans with Substance Abuse & PTSD

The U.S. has been at war for over 15 years now, and many of the service members who have come back from deployments involving conflict have had a difficult time...

Mental Health Stigma in the Military

Though progress continues to be made, a significant amount of stigma remains attached to certain types of mental health issues; perhaps unsurprisingly, this remains true throughout the ranks of our...

Transitioning from Active Duty to Civilian Life

Transitioning from active-duty military to civilian life can be challenging and present a number of difficulties for members of the armed forces. According to a Pew Research Center survey of...

Identifying Signs of Suicide in Veterans & How to Help

Because of the difficult situations and experiences active-duty military members face, veterans can come home from war carrying a weight they didn’t go in with. Without the right help, that...

AAC: A Community Care Provider for Veteran Care

Quality addiction care is a right in the U.S., but sometimes figuring out how to pick the right treatment can be difficult. This can be especially true for military veterans,...

Can the Drinking Culture of the Military Lead to Alcoholism?

For most U.S. service members, alcohol is a part of the military experience. A 2019 study of the drinking habits of numerous professions found that members of the military consumed...

Veteran Addiction Treatment: MISSION Act & Community Care Providers

The VA offers many essential services and programs to those who have served our country, including services that provide addiction treatment. However, it is not always clear how to access...

Tampa, Florida’s Veteran Addiction Treatment Resources

You’ll find a lot of active-duty and retired military service members in the state of Florida. Because of this, River Oaks aims to support the military community with information and...

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