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It’s Not Just a Drink

It was month 5 of the 15-month deployment. Originally, it was going to be a 6-month deployment. My wife was about to have our first son, and morale had been extremely low for the entire unit. Our mission had adjusted some and finally, in the heat of Baghdad, I had something to be excited about. ...

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PTSD Recovery: Intrusive Thoughts

Intrusive thoughts are the high energy stress bubbles that blow up in the faces of combat survivors. They slam us into the multidimensional horror and anguish of our inescapable memories. Some flashbacks happen without a trigger. I’ve learned that, when I pay attention to my flashback, something has happened around me that triggered it. The ...

Military Services

PTSD After Combat and Holiday Gatherings

A warrior in a family social environment is usually quiet. Quiet does not mean that they aren’t listening. If you want to include them in a conversation use, a question unrelated to the military or locations. Be prepared for a short answer, usually as close to one word as possible. Move on. Maybe try again ...

Military Services

Veterans Day: Remembrance and Gratitude

Veterans Day is upon us once again. It’s time for us – as a nation and as individuals – to take a few moments out of our lives to remember those who have served in our Armed Forces. As I recently heard someone say, “When people join the military, they give up life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness [on their own timeline]”. I think that is reason enough to thank and remember them. ...

Military Services

Checklist for Military Members Seeking Therapy

The fundamental principle to put others before ourselves is within the fabric of every military community. However, the same selfless traits admired about our service members and veterans can contribute to the challenges that make it difficult for them to ask for help when they need it. According to research published by RAND Corporation, service ...

Military Services

Welcome to Our Network

On behalf of Centerstone’s Military Services, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our network. It’s our mission to provide top notch-mental health therapy services to our clients, including active duty military, National Guard and Reserve troops, veterans and their family members. In order to achieve this, our network recruits fully ...