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Military Services

Centerstone Military Services Weighs In

Jodie Robison, the executive director of military services for Centerstone, a leading not-for-profit behavioral health organization, cautions against drawing a direct connection between veterans [like Ian David], specifically, and PTSD-related crimes. ...

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 ...

Family Matters

A Salute to Military Children

Public expressions of gratitude for our nation’s veterans and active military members are rightfully common across our country. We hold in our hearts the exceptional nature of their bravery and service. Their sense of duty, honor and commitment – essential and, moreover, crucial to the freedom and security we enjoy as a nation. Less noticed, ...

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 ...

Military Services

Happy Birthday U.S. Army

June 14 marks the 242nd birthday of the US Army — initially established in 1775 as the Continental Army. The new force was made up of 22,000 militiamen already gathered outside of Boston plus 5,000 more in New York. On June 15, 1775, Congress named Virginian George Washington as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.

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Military Services

There’s a Stranger in My House

Post-traumatic stress has become a familiar term. It’s still difficult for family and friends at home to understand what happens to a person because of combat. Often, spouses and other family members simply do not have a context for what happens to a combat survivor.

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