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VA MISSION Act | Concerned Veterans for America

VA Mission Act and Community Care Providers  Military Veterans are identified as a high-risk group that is particularly vulnerable when it comes to mental health issues. Military lifestyle can be an impediment to mental health treatment due to specific military culture that is known to stigmatize or underestimate this problem. Substance abuse is high on […]

Stigma Impacts Substance Abuse and Mental Health Care in Veterans

What Is Stigma? – A Veterans’ Mental Health Guide  American veterans have sacrificed their time, family life and health to defend the values their country represents in the world. Since active deployment takes them to many dangerous places on the planet, the risks to their physical well being are well known and documented in mainstream […]

VA Disability and Drug Use: Can I Lose VA Disability Benefits?

VA Disability, Benefits, Disability Rates & Compensation According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a person with a disability suffers from a physical or mental impairment that significantly affects at least one primary life function. The number of disabled American veterans in the US was 19.2 million in 2018, which makes up 8% of […]

Military Transition To Civilian Life: A Guide for Veterans

Military Transition to Civilian Life Making the transition from military to civilian life can be difficult. Service members face many challenges as they adjust to a new lifestyle. Some of the challenges they face may include finding a job, coping with mental health conditions such as PTSD, and dealing with substance abuse.1 Veterans commonly struggle […]