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SAMHSA Supports Service Men and Women

--> Having trouble viewing this email? View it in your browser . SAMHSA Supports Service Men and Women Resources for Veterans and Military Families Service members are known for being both resilient and resourceful, but at times some may face behavioral health care needs due to the unique demands of military life and combat exposure. Researchers have found that about 18.5% of service members returning from Afghanistan or Iraq have post-traumatic stress disorder or depression, and 19.5% report experiencing a traumatic brain injury. SAMHSA's website has more information about behavioral health resources for service men and women and their families. Free resources and publications include: Resources for Military Families Federal Resources for Providers Behavioral Health Issues among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans – 2012 Co