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Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) defines military sexual trauma (MST) as sexual harassment that is threatening or physical assault of a sexual nature. more...

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The Homeless Veteran's Resource Guide

Many organizations provide support to homeless veterans.  These services include housing, food programs, educational opportunities, counselling and legal help. Open the attached document to find a comprehensive listing of resources and links.  more...

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Disability Claims Based on PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD] is often a cause or contributing factor in disability claims filed by veterans.  A July 2010 VA rule makes it easier to receive those benefits if you have PTSD as a result of events or circumstances in military service. The new rule allows your own testimony to establish PTSD related to military service when: the PTSD is related to your " more...

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Discharge Problems Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury

Receiving either a bad conduct discharge or a personality disorder discharge can result in serious negative consequences for a person suffering from a TBI or PTSD. So it is important to understand each of these discharges and how they relate to TBI.  more...

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Family Guide to Traumatic Brain Injury

Due to the nature of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), family members play a crucial role in the rehabilitation of a wounded warrior. Indeed, some estimates indicate that as much as 80 percent of the total lifetime care that is provided to a TBI victim is given by that individual’s family. Thus, it is essential that family members have the tools they need to provide the best care possible. While full rehabilitation may not be a possibility for some individuals, educated family members w more...

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