Veterans Health

Removing Barriers and Challenging Stigma: How Emory Healthcare Veterans Program Heals Invisible Wounds

The invisible wounds of military service can remain long after a veteran's military service has ended, taking many forms – frequent nightmares, jumping at sudden noises, feeling withdrawn or disconnected, and more. In a...

An Open Letter to Warriors Struggling with Invisible Wounds

Today we talk about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) not as a stigmatized problem, but rather as a treatable condition. It’s important to remember that PTSD is not a sign of weakness, it’s a response to...

Common Misconceptions About Traumatic Brain Injury

An estimated 85% of veterans have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during their time in service. A TBI is a physical injury caused by trauma such as a blow to the head, a...

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program Helps Warrior Reclaim His Life From PTSD

Since opening its doors in 2015, the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program has served over 2,328 post-9/11 veterans and service members through the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). The IOP is a two-week treatment program designed...

We Got Your Six: How Emory Healthcare Veterans Program Serves Warriors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with our team and warriors' health in the forefront of our minds, the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) paused our in-person treatment services in March in an...

Emory Healthcare Veterans Program’s Remote Intensive Outpatient Program Graduate Shares His Story

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) worked quickly to transition its in-person Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) to a virtual setting. EHVP’s telehealth IOP replicates the key components of the...

Health at Home: Bringing PTSD Care to Warriors

Many veterans and service members have survived traumatic situations, and experiencing trauma may have significant implications for mental health. An estimated 1 in 3 warriors struggles with invisible wounds, such as posttraumatic stress disorder...

How to Strengthen Resilience During Times of Stress

We are living in a stressful time due to the pandemic. It is important to acknowledge that crises affect everyone, but it is possible to utilize healthy coping techniques to develop resilience - the...

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