Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. But it’s also about spending time with friends, family and those you love.
According to Hire Heroes USA, an organization that specializes in veteran employment, the military spouse unemployment rate is four times the national average.
Yet, while the nation and the veteran community both focus on awareness and action in combating veteran suicides, another group is quietly struggling with its own suicide epidemic: First responders.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a wound in which an external force, such as a nearby explosion, causes the brain to move within the head and be damaged. With enough force, this movement can disrupt normal brain function, leading to a loss of consciousness or a feeling of being dazed and confused.