Ending veteran homelessness

Jeb O’Rear’s plan to pursue a military career was cut short, but the former airman has found a way to continue serving. After graduating from high school, O’Rear embarked on what he anticipated would be a 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force. On July 4, 2011, he arrived at Lackland Air Force Base in … Continued

NAATP Honors Trailblazers in Addiction Treatment Services with 2024 Leadership Awards Career Achievement, Diversity, Journalism, Quality, and Volunteerism

The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) unveiled the recipients of its 2024 awards for leadership excellence in the realm of addiction treatment services. These annual awards commend remarkable achievements, elevate awareness, and galvanize sustained excellence within the industry. The awards serve as a testament to the transformative impact of individuals and organizations committed … Continued

Changing a culture that once ignored mental health

During their time serving the United States, military personnel can encounter traumatic events.  Millions of veterans will carry that trauma with them, resulting in symptoms that indicate there are challenges to their mental health. Around 14% to 16% of U.S. service members who were deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq are suffering from PTSD or depression. … Continued