Water is the foundation of life and is essential to our health. Although some organizations use ocean therapy or surf therapy programs to improve our health, we don’t often think of water as being therapeutic for our mental health.
Here’s something to pay attention to during benefits open enrollment season: Health insurance premiums may be stable but employees are getting socked with higher out-of-pocket costs including co-pays, co-insurance, and deductibles, leading to much higher overall out-of-pocket costs. That means it’s more important than ever to stay on top of ways to mitigate the damage.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — William Shakespeare’s words from more than 400 years ago are proving to be healing for modern-day veterans.
A group of Milwaukee-area actors started workshops in which veterans depict conflict-heavy scenes from Shakespeare’s plays, aimed at helping the former service members deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction and reintegration issues, and mental health problems. Continue Reading
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — On March 23, 1994, as it made its approach to Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, the nose of an F-16 clipped the right rear elevator of a C-130 in mid-air. Although the stricken transport managed to circle around for a safe landing, the jet fighter crew had to eject as their doomed plane, on full afterburner, hurtled toward the base. Continue Reading
By Wes O'Donnell
Managing Editor of InMilitaryEducation
An unimaginable amount of veterans waiting for care through the VA system died before their applications were even processed, according to a recent report released by the VA inspector general last week.
By George Holmes
In Military Education, Guest Contributor
Currently, the Veterans Administration estimates that each day 22 veterans take their own lives, or over 8,000 annually. I personally know four veterans who have taken their own lives after losing a battle with PTSD. I decided to take action to help my fellow veterans who fought for this beautiful country defeat the demons of PTSD. I founded the Arooh Initiative to raise awareness that we are losing our nation’s heroes and they need our help.