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Department of Veterans Affairs

Supportive and Educated Families of ptsd/tbi

If more resources (such as counseling, support groups, peer support groups, peer mentors) were available to spouses and families of new veterans with ptsd and/or TBI, the veteran would have a decreased need for hospital stays, respite care, medications, lower divorce rates, lower suicide attempts or completions etc. If we can train and support the WIVES AND CHILDREN of our new combat veterans they can better support our... more »

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Proactive Psychoeducation on PTSD & Depression to Veterans

There is an ever increasing critical need to provide easier access, quality information, and state-of-the art treatment to our Veterans of all ages and military era regarding traumatic anxiety, PTSD, suicidality, and depression symptoms. My idea is to offer more flexible and assessible ways in which to provide educational and treatment options regarding these types of problems to our Veterans and their families. I am... more »

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Overhaul Veterans Disability System

The current disability system rewards Veterans for being disabled. The more disabled a Veteran is - the more money the Veteran gets.

The disability system should be based on rewarding Veterans for getting more ability. The disability system needs to work closer with the healthcare side - and ensure that recovery timelines are being met. If a Veteran doesn't make their appointment or doesn't follow their medical care... more »

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