Navigation Links
Veterans Day Highlights Need for Military Mental Health Care
Date:11/10/2008

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. This year, the month of November has been named Warrior Care Month by the U.S. Department of Defense. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is raising awareness for the need for continued mental health services for all military service members and their families. Returning service members face rising mental health issues, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury and depression.

The APA joined other mental health organizations today in recognizing Give an Hour, a national grassroots network that provides free mental health services to military members and their families.

"Not all wounds are physical. There are those hidden injuries that impact the mental health of soldiers, their friends, families and dear ones," said Carolyn Robinowitz, M.D., APA past president at the press event. "All wounds need attention, and a soldier's mental health wounds are no different. The combat experience presents a multitude of challenges to service members -- challenges that persist and affect those with whom they interact."

Robinowitz, who has joined the network, noted the importance of giving her time to those who have served their country. "I joined the Give-an-Hour network to make a difference. From both a personal and professional perspective, I recognize the importance of providing confidential, compassionate and free mental health care that is easily available locally for military service members and their families."

In fact, the American Psychiatric Association has made a strong commitment to advocate on behalf of military members and their families to ensure funding for needed mental health services, improved access to these services, and programs that help reduce the stigma of seeking treatment. As one piece of that effort, the American Psychiatric Assoc
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Psychiatric Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. United Spinal Association Launches VetsFirst.org Help Center: The Next Generation Veterans Service Organization
2. Chicago Bears Players Visit Hospitalized Veterans
3. Historic Lawsuit Challenges Unacceptable Delays in Delivering Benefits to Americas Veterans by Department of Veterans Affairs
4. A Veterans Day Message From VA Secretary Dr. James B. Peake
5. Growing problem for veterans: Domestic violence
6. War Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury Pay the Price of Waste at the VA, Says Dr. Robert Van Boven
7. Home Helpers and Veterans Express Helping Spread the Word About Little-Known Veteran's Aid and Attendance Benefit
8. N.J. Hospitals, Military and Veterans Affairs Join Broad Effort to Improve Returning Vets Healthcare
9. Veterans Day: New PTSD Brochure - Transmission of Trauma Can Span Generations
10. Boston Scientific Welcomes Passage of Federal Pain Care Legislation to Benefit Military Members and Veterans
11. Washington Redskins Open FedExField Locker Room to ALL Military Veterans for Free Health Screenings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/23/2014)... as the United States, it may come as a surprise ... adequate food due to lack of money or other financial ... the University of Illinois using data from the National Health ... are dealing with hunger are also facing negative health and ... over age 60 faced the threat of hungerthat translates to ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... physicians concerned about an increase in adolescents, marijuana use ... sigh of relief. According to a new study at ... data from states with and without medical marijuana laws, ... among adolescents. The study is published online in advance ... . , "Any time a state considers legalizing ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... also known as Ritalin, may prevent the depletion of ... , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ... diet or trying to focus attention on a boring ... one potential explanation for this difficulty: Exerting self-control for ... exert self-control effectively on subsequent tasks. , "It is ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... is a popular high school sport in the United ... study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research ... to compare and describe the occurrence and distribution patterns ... high school athletic training setting among adolescents and teens. ... of Athletic Training , examined data relating to adolescents ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... researchers have characterized a set of clock genes that ... types of species, from flies to humans. Over 15 ... there are more. A team from the Perelman School ... big-data approaches could find them. , To accelerate ... professor of Pharmacology and first author Ron Anafi, MD, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:More Americans in their golden years are going hungry 2Health News:RI Hospital physician: Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't increase use among adolescents 2Health News:ADHD drug may help preserve our self-control resources 2Health News:New study finds 2.5 million basketball injuries to high school athletes in 6 seasons 2Health News:New study finds 2.5 million basketball injuries to high school athletes in 6 seasons 3Health News:Bioinformatics profiling identifies a new mammalian clock gene 2
... drug combination has the potential to double the life expectancy ... a cancer of the cells that make up the lining// ... ribs or around the abdominal organs. It differs from other ... exposure to asbestos, rather than by smoking. ,The condition ...
... body. When sweet corn is heated, its antioxidant content is ... healthy addition to one's diet.// There has always been a ... their nutritional content. According to new study, one loses some ... well gain more antioxidant power than you lose on cooking. ...
... Individuals who enjoy diets rich in meat, cheese and ... cancer of the esophagus and the stomach.The rates of ... esophagus//--have risen rapidly over the past 30 years. To ... of stomach and esophageal cancers and dietary factors, Dr. ...
... skin condition called contact dermatitis may benefit from ridding their ... to the results of a small study.// Individuals with contact ... in contact with substances they are allergic to. The reaction ... and many people may not realize foods can also trigger ...
... are more likely for Cesarean delivery, says Dr.Bell from Duke ... major causes of maternal mortality. //Pregnancy and obesity both make ... risk is doubled when the two conditions are combined. ... each woman's body mass index (BMI), a measurement of body ...
... researchers at the University of Chicago,restoring alcoholics have impaired ... of 50 male alcoholics detoxifying in hospital were compared ... hormone response and memory and problem solving. All participants ... mental arithmetic and having a hand placed in ice ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:1/15/2014)... Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE ) ("Echo"), a medical ... non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, today announced that ... CEO of Echo Therapeutics, will present at "TEN", Noble ... Mr. Doman will make a corporate presentation to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... – Worldwide Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957812/Insulin-Pump-Market--Forecast-–-Worldwide-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Equipment_and_Supply ... Analysis Insulin Pumps ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... YORK , Jan. 15, 2014 ... report is available in its catalogue: ... for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus ... STUDY OBJECTIVES ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 2Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 2Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 4Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 5Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 6Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 7Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 8Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 9Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 10Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 11Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 12Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 13Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 14Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 15Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 16Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 16Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 17Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on End Users 18
... Ore., Oct. 31, 2011 AgonOx today announced that ... MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, to develop ... preclinical and clinical studies of this tumor-specific T-cell immunity ... very pleased to collaborate with MedImmune to advance our ...
... 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. ... the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical ... products in China, proudly announced today that Winner Industries ... subsidiaries, was ranked Top 500 Textile and Apparel Companies ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AgonOx Partners with MedImmune for Development of OX40 Agonists in Cancer Therapy 2AgonOx Partners with MedImmune for Development of OX40 Agonists in Cancer Therapy 3Winner Medical Ranked High by CNTAC 2Winner Medical Ranked High by CNTAC 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: