"When our troops are wounded, they must be confident that the military will do everything possible to help them heal."
"It's time we made everyone in uniform aware that the act of reaching out for help is, in fact, one of the most courageous acts and one of the first big steps to reclaiming your career, your life and your future."
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2008 – Wounded troops with questions about their recovery, and their families, now have a new telephone hotline and e-mail address to contact for help. Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2008 – The Military Health System is planning a late-September update to its behavioral health Web site. Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2008 – Defense Department officials are assessing ways to better prepare servicemembers for the stresses of combat so they’re better able to avoid alcohol-related problems when they return home. Story
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2008 – Behavioral health issues affecting veterans returning from deployment took center stage yesterday during the first day of a three-day conference in Bethesda, Md. Story
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, June 13, 2008 – A new lifesaving standard of care has garnered the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research here a prestigious recognition: invention of the year. Story
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2008 – Walter Reed Army Medical Center rolled out a sophisticated new vehicle today that will make wounded soldiers’ ride to the Army hospital safer and smoother. Story
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2008 – Just inside the gates of the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., officials today ceremoniously turned the dirt at the site of what will become the military's premier institute for the study and care of psychological health and traumatic brain injuries. Story
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2008 - The U.S. general responsible for operations in Baghdad has announced that he is taking proactive measures to prevent soldiers in his command from taking their own lives. Story
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2008 - The number of returning wounded troops who need technology to assist with their visual, hearing, dexterity and cognitive disabilities is outpacing requests from other servicemembers. Story
WASHINGTON, May 30, 2008 – The Army is committed to improving its mental health services by providing better inpatient access and access to care, and eliminating the stigma associated with seeking behavioral health assistance, a senior Army psychiatrist said. Story
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2008 – The Army is deploying a multitude of prevention programs as part of efforts to stop soldiers from taking their own lives, senior Army officials said. Story
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, May 22, 2008 – The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research here has launched a program aimed at caring for a segment of the military population much more accustomed to administering care than receiving it. Story
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