Sleep deprivation is one of the steepest problems facing our veterans. Up to 89% are classified as poor sleepers. With more than 9.7 million U.S. military veterans surveyed, a study found that the age-adjusted prevalence of disorders had increased from less than 1 percent in 2000 to nearly 6 percent in 2010.
National Center for PTSD: We are the world's leading research and educational center of excellence on PTSD and traumatic stress. PTSD is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. It's normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge, or have trouble sleeping after this type of event. I symptoms last more than a few months, it may be PTSD. The good news is that there are effective treatments.
Mayo Clinic Overview Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.
May 3, 2019According to the Pentagon data, the military received a total of 7,623 reports of sexual assault in 2018, though not all of the victims were service members, and some reports reflected incidents
US military plagued by sexual assault: #MeToo in the ... - CNN Feb 7, 2018. Many survivors describe a broken system in the US military that they say perpetuates a culture that suppresses the reporting of sexually violent crimes.
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Returning Veterans Project: Mission: To provide free health and wellness services to post-9/11 war zone veterans, service members and their families in our Oregon and Southwest Washington
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