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Will the VA Pay for Rehab? What You Need to Know

Americans owe it to our vets to stand by them in their hour of need. That means supporting them if and when it comes time to pursue treatment for substance use disorder and/or co-occurring...

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Finding Help for PTSD: Where to Begin

If you believe that you or a loved one may be suffering from PTSD, you’re not alone. According to a federal study on PTSD, about 6% of the population experiences PTSD at any given time....

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What Happens in Rehab: A Veteran’s Guide

When it comes to treating addiction, knowledge is power. You wouldn’t head off on a combat mission without reconnaissance, so why do the same when it comes to your treatment? Having an...

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Veterans & Substance Abuse: You Are Not Alone 

Serving in the U.S. military is an experience that only the few and the proud can understand. In fact, it’s fewer than ever these days: While nearly 20% of the US population was a veteran...

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How to Cure PTSD

Veterans and civilians battling PTSD no longer have to suffer in silence. Like never before, treatment professionals are equipped with the knowledge, compassion, and tools to help those...

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What Are Co-Occurring Disorders? PTSD, Anxiety, & Depression In Vets

It’s a common saying among those in recovery that addiction is “cunning, baffling, and powerful.” That is only more true when addiction is compounded by mental, emotional, or behavioral...

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PTSD & Addiction: How to Heal from the Inside Out

Nearly 50% of Americans know someone struggling with substance abuse – a group that comprises nearly 10% of the US population. At the same time, however, there may be several people in your...

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Alcoholism & Veterans: The Troubling Statistics & How To Get Help

Many people who abuse alcohol shroud their habits and secrecy in denial, but the numbers don’t lie: More than 6% of American adults misuse alcohol, and nearly 100,000 people die from...

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Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery For Veterans: 5 Tips To Get Started

No matter how much you dreamed of it during your tour of duty, you can’t ever really go home again after active military service. Especially for combat vets, the experiences you have on the...

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How to Help a Veteran Find Freedom from Addiction

How to Help a Veteran Find Freedom from Addiction

The friends and family of America’s vets understand all too well what it feels like to be consumed with worry and fear for your loved one. When addiction is the foe your vet is facing, it’s even more painful. Addiction is a cunning, baffling, and powerful adversary. Luckily, no one has to face addiction alone – and that includes military families and the loved ones of vets.

Helping a veteran find freedom from addiction is possible for anyone, and it may be even easier than you think.