Reviews

Love Our Vets: A Book Review

Love Our Vets, by Welby O’Brien A Book Review Sharing as a counselor and from her personal experience of living with a 100% disabled veteran with PTSD, Welby O’Brien gives hope, encouragement, and practical help for families and loved ones who are caught in the wake of the trauma. This book addresses a broad spectrumContinue Reading “Love Our Vets: A Book Review”

Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Save a Warrior: Healing PTS Warriors Part II

Save a Warrior: Healing PTS Warriors Part II – Homefront United Network Post-traumatic stress affects 2.3 million veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns, but it is estimated that only half of those returning from combat with stress-related effects seek out treatment. Victims of this disorder are not just the service member themselves but also the people around them- family, friends, and coworkers. ThisContinue Reading “Save a Warrior: Healing PTS Warriors Part II”

Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Save a Warrior: Healing PTS Warriors Part I

Save a Warrior: Healing PTS Warriors Part I – Homefront United Network As the month of November drew to a close, many people’s minds shifted to the holiday season – from meals to preparing gifts to buy. As the Veteran’s Day weekend came and went, I was astounded by the amount of recognition our veteran’s received. From free meals to special programs dedicatedContinue Reading “Save a Warrior: Healing PTS Warriors Part I”

Homefront Mental Health/Wellness

Why Being a Military Spouse Was Harder Than Being a Veteran: My Perspective

  Why Being a Military Spouse Was Harder Than Being a Veteran: A Veterans Perspective Over 20 years ago I stood in front of my parents and my recruiter taking an oath of enlistment.  A few years later I stood in front of my family and friends taking an oath of marriage.  In one ofContinue Reading “Why Being a Military Spouse Was Harder Than Being a Veteran: My Perspective”