Veterans News and Resources
VETERANS AND HOMELESSNESS
POVERTY AND SELF SUFFICIENCY
IN THE NEWS!
Women Veterans The Long Journey Home – DAV Report – 2014 –
Signs of PTSD in Women –
Kisha Holmes – Veteran – Aunts Speak –
Kisha Holmes – Veteran – Suicide/Murder of Children –
Kisha Holmes – VA and Politician Response –
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS – PTS (PTSD)
RESOURCES AND GRANTS FOR MILITARY AND VETERANS
HOUSING FOR SENIOR VETERANS
MILITARY SEXUAL TRAUMA
Home of the Brave
A Political Season
Haunting Photos of MST
WORK AND CAREERS
EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUES, ALTERNATIVE AND ENERGY HEALING, TAPPING
EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH
NAMI Mental Health Facts – https://www.nami.org/getattachment/Learn-More/Mental-Health-By-the-Numbers/General-MH-Facts-4-02-15.pdf
CDC Stats on Traumatic Brain Injury – http://www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/pdf/BlueBook_factsheet-a.pdf
The Anthem Veterans Memorial in Arizona – http://www.onlineatanthem.com/anthem-veterans-memorial
Provided by Michael S. Dow
DoD Caregiver Resource Directory with links to the following:
-Family Caregiver’s guide to intimacy: http://www.caregiver.va.gov/pdfs/FamilyCaregiversGuideToIntimacy.pdf
-Strategies for Caregiver conversations – http://www.extension.org/sites/default/files/I_Messages_Military_0.pdf
-Assertive-Open, Honest and Direct communication – http://www.extension.org/sites/default/files/Assertive_Comm_2.pdf
-Finding common ground – http://www.extension.org/sites/default/files/Aikido_Comm_2.pdf
-Keeping your relationship healthy when your veteran spouse is injured – http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/Caregiver-Support-for-Military-Spouses-Partners-PTSD.html
-How to prevent compassion fatigue – http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/Compassion-Fatigue-Dont-Forget-About-Self-Care.html
-Caregiving leaving you feeling down? – http://www.extension.org/pages/60181/caregiving-leaving-you-feeling-blue#.U3VBPIFdU0M
-Caregivers of military amputees – http://www.extension.org/pages/60147/caregivers-of-military-amputees#.U3VBd4FdU0M
-70 ways of self-care – http://www.abundancetapestry.com/70-ways-for-self-care/
http://dvbic.dcoe.mil/family-caregiver-curriculum (select the blue MODULE links).
Module 1: Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury. This module describes the brain and how its function is affected by TBI. The focus of this module is to help caregivers understand the changes that can be seen in their loved ones.
Module 2: Understanding the Effects of TBI and What You Can Do to Help. This module explains in more detail the physical and emotional effects of TBI. It also explains to the caregiver how they can help their family member deal with these issues.
Module 3: Becoming a Family Caregiver for a Service Member/Veteran with TBI. This module is all about the caregiver. It has tips on how to organize life as a caregiver and encourages caregivers to take care of themselves during this stressful time.
Module 4: Navigating Services and Benefits. This module explains how the disability rating system works. It describes how to get services and benefits that can help you take care of your injured family member.
-Podcasts about different subjects. Some examples are: Battlefield Skills That Make Reintegration Challenging, Tips for Coping with Stress During the Holidays, Help Others, Help Yourself, Helping Families Cope with Psychological Health Concerns, Helping Children Understand Combat Stress, Resilience; Go to http://www.realwarriors.net/podcasts/archives
EFT EMPIRICAL RESEARCH
Military Culture Awareness
Mr. Dad - Military Father's Rights - https://mrdad.com/category/getadvice/military-fathers/
Veterans & Military Suicide Report 2012 - http://www.va.gov/opa/docs/Suicide-Data-Report-2012-final.pdf
Will Green's Free Massage Course -http://freemassagecourse.com
Affordable Cars for Veterans in Atlanta http://vetcar.org