Here is some information on health topics that are common to wounded and disabled Veterans. Also listed are some organizations that work with veterans to overcome these health issues.
Information and answers about PTSD
Description: This link is a part of the Army Behavioral Health Website. It gives tons of information and answers about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
National Center for PTSD
Description: This is part of the VA website and it gives tons of information and answers about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Description: This questionnaire can help determine if a veteran is suffering from PTSD.
Traumatic Brain Injury Answers
Description: This website, by the Mayo Clinic, provides a ton of information on traumatic brain injury, answering any questions you might have.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Article
Description: This article provides information about the Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments for disabled veterans. It also includes a contact for veterans who are seeking to receive these treatments.
SHARE Initiative at Shepherd Center
Description: The Shepherd Center is a not-for-profit hospital in Atlanta that works with Tricare to offer services to veterans who suffer from brain injury or spinal cord injury. You do not have to live in the area to be treated there, and they may be able to help with cost of living expenses for family while veteran is being treated.
Iraq Star Inc.
Description: Iraq Star is a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing reconstructive surgery to Iraq and Afghanistan war Veterans. The foundation provides transportation, hotel accommodations, food, reconstructive surgery, medications, and post-operative care.
Give an Hour
Description: This organization is a network of counselors who volunteer their time to veterans and their families in need of mental health services such as post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, substance abuse, anxiety, anger, and grief.
Bancroft Brain Injury Services
Description: Bancroft Brain Injury Services offer residential and outpatient services (rehabilitation, vocational, and psychological services) in New Jersey and they are open to help veterans.
Description: This website provides wellness resources for the military community such as post-traumatic stress, depression, anger, sleep, relationships, alcohol and drugs, etc.
Description: This website provides information on veterans exposed to asbestos during military life, and those exposed during the collapse of the World Trade Center. It includes information on symptoms, treatment options, and steps to take after a diagnosis.