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8/21/2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDTWashington, D.C.
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID FOR VETERANS
Family members and personnel working with military and families are often not aware of how to engage veterans with mental illnesses and addictions.
In addition to the impact of military service on the veteran, each has a circle of family (significant other, children, parents, siblings, etc.) and friends who are also impacted by their military service.
Mental Health First Aid for Veterans focuses on the unique experiences and needs of the military, veteran and family population.
Key components of Mental Health First Aid for Veterans include: