29 Oct '15, 3pm

There is strength in seeking help:

There is strength in seeking help:

The Pentagon and VA are becoming more proactive in promoting mental health treatment to troops and veterans, but many still refuse to get care, concerned about stigma, their jobs and psychiatric medications Negative perceptions of mental health conditions and treatment continue to keep troops and veterans from seeking care, but the issue is larger than just the stigma of a diagnosis; it is complicated by concerns over keeping their careers and not wanting to be medicated, panelists said. Various mental health groups are diligently working to destigmatize mental health issues. Among the groups that Military Connection works with are the Campaign to Change Direction, Give an Hour, and the Soldiers Project, just to name a few. While stigma regarding mental health conditions is not unique to the military, it does seem to hit the military and veteran communities harder, perhaps...

Full article: http://www.militaryconnection.com/blog/6797/addressing-me...

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