This guest blog is brought to us by Ron Wilson of National Alliance of Mental Illness, Michigan.
Do you know someone like my brother’s neighbor? He never backed down from a challenge during his three tours of duty in Afghanistan. After returning home from combat after his third tour, however, his crippling military PTSD began to take its toll. He wondered if he would ever recover. His thoughts ran toward suicide.
His wife and parents wondered what they could do to help.
They got special training through a program called NAMI Homefront. It’s a free, six-session program, developed to meet the unique needs of families of our Service Members and Veterans who have lived with mental health conditions.
Family members can get to know the warning signs and what to do when their Veteran is about to have a bad day or having recurring nightmares about her/his tour of duty. Family members will learn to
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Get more information about NAMI Homefront.
If you are a veteran suffering from PTSD, we have resources that can help. Please contact us today.