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veterans with mental illness

Does Moral Injury Provoke Addiction Among Veterans?

The United States Military often depicts images of honor, dignity, and bravery. Many of those who join the military are following a desire to perform duties that benefit the greater good, indicating a character full of personal values and integrity.  But what happens when this high character is thrown off balance by actions necessary to...
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Finding a Veteran Rehab Near Me

If you are one of the thousands of veterans around DeLand, Florida who has been impacted by drug or alcohol addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other invisible wounds of war, you might not know where to start when it comes to seeking treatment. After all, veteran-friendly treatment differs from typical addiction and mental health...
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New Legislation to Improve Mental Health Care for Veterans

Dangerous situations that a veteran might find themselves in are not just active duty or combat exposure. Rather, veterans with undiagnosed and untreated mental health conditions have a much higher risk of developing intrusive symptoms and even committing suicide. So, what exactly are we doing to ensure that veterans receive proper mental health care?  Recently,...
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How Does Combat Exposure Affect Veterans?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance use disorder, and other mental health problems are common ailments in veterans who have had combat exposure. But how exactly does combat exposure affect veterans, and is it affecting you?  Learn more about how you can assess stressors based on your own experiences in order to find the right treatment...
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How to Stop Rumination in Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress

Sometimes, the best thing you can do is let things go. But for veterans dealing with rumination, they find themselves stuck in patterns of repeating the same thoughts. And most of the time, these thoughts contain harmful memories or beliefs that can disrupt their mental health, weaken their relationships, and even lead to substance abuse....
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Anxiety Attack Symptoms: What Veterans with Anxiety Should Know

Did you know that military personnel who have experienced combat exposure are at higher risk for having anxiety attacks? You might be wondering why this is the case and how to get help for your own service-related mental health condition. We’re here to answer your questions on the symptoms of anxiety, how to cope with...
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How to Help Veterans with Mental Illness

In the United States, millions of veterans suffer from mental health conditions each year. Among veterans with mental illness, many feel isolated or beyond help. But at Heroes’ Mile, we do everything in our power to remind our service members that they can find help. Whether you’re a veteran yourself or concerned about one, this...
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