Veterans & Military
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America’s Vets Facing Alcohol Addiction

The past two decades have been especially challenging for America’s veterans. The War on Terror has meant traumatic combat experience for many of them. Between 2001 and 2022, nearly 3 million military personnel have served in war operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In addition, there are another 12-15 million veterans alive in the U.S. today....
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Are Veterans Getting the Mental Health Care They Deserve?

America’s veterans have carried the weight of the War on Terror on their shoulders for more than two decades now. Providing the best possible mental health treatment for veterans is a mission we take very seriously at Cottonwood Tucson. In this article, we will discuss some of the unique mental health challenges veterans face and...
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Why Suicide Awareness and Prevention Resources Benefit Everyone

In February 2022, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published data from a 2020 report on suicide. The information included an alarming statistic: suicide is currently the 12th leading cause of death in the U.S. Additionally, for the study period of 2000–2020, the suicide rate increased by 30 percent. Suicide prevention awareness campaigns are mobilizing...
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Addiction, Mental Health, and PTSD Treatment for Veterans

The National Institute on Drug Abuse states a cold, hard fact: Veterans and active military personnel with alcohol use disorder (AUD) or substance use disorder (SUD) are three times more likely to receive a diagnosis of depression and/or PTSD. So if you or a loved one need professional help for SUD or AUD, mood disorders,...
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Helping Veterans With Mental Illness

According to the National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH), approximately 30 percent of U.S. reserve and active military personnel—roughly 730,000 women and men—returning from Afghanistan and Iraq have mental health conditions requiring treatment, including PTSD and depression. However, less than 50 percent receive the care they need. Why? The Hidden Culture Within American military ranks...
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