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Thousands strain Fort Hood’s mental health system

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere’s an article I found on USA Today that talks about the growing number of military personnel who are seeking and receiving mental health care today.  This article gives statistics that apply to Fort … Continue reading

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Army identifies issues that lead to suicides

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Having worked in Killeen as a psychiatric nurse, I am naturally appalled by the current rash of suicides by Army personnel there.  I found this article in the Killeen Daily … Continue reading

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Thousands strain Fort Hood’s mental health system

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Since I used to work at Darnall Army Hospital and lived in Killeen, TX for a while, this article was of interest to me.  However, I would hope that this … Continue reading

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An Uphill Battle: A Soldier’s Mental Health

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchHere is an interesting article that presents a different aspect of an ongoing issue.  Asian American soldiers bring to the problem additional issues.  We all are aware of cultural differences, but we fail to … Continue reading

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Study finds military children suffering

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article simply states the obvious.  How could the families and children of deployed servicemen and women not be affected?  Frequent and lengthy absences have to interfere with the relationships between parent and child … Continue reading

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Texas To Expand Mental Health Programs For Veterans

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by The U.S. Army via Flickr Here’s what the Governor of Texas plans to do to help our veterans.  Read the article and see what you think.  Is it going to be … Continue reading

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Mental health of troops comes under scrutiny

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image by Getty Images via Daylife Long before the shooting at Ft. Hood, I was concerned about the mental health of our nation’s troops. It is unfortunate that it takes an event of … Continue reading

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Mental health workers think about their own care in wake of Fort Hood tragedy

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct SearchThis article simply points out that no one is immune to stress burn-out.  As a nurse, I understand that caregivers are at increased risk of both physical and emotional issues.  It is refreshing to … Continue reading

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New Mental Health Policy Came Days Before Fort Hood Shooting

Search Amazon books for Mental HealthProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Below you will find an article that details the orders by Lt. Gen. Cone to revise the way the soldiers with emotional/psychological issues were to be treated.  You can read … Continue reading

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