by Claudia Bustamante
The nation’s nearly 22 million veterans and their families are confronted with difficult and enduring challenges.
Returning veterans face high unemployment rates, and homelessness is a national concern. Some veterans are coming home with severe physical injuries. Aging veterans must grapple with the further complications of injuries incurred during combat decades ago. Many have untreated mental health concerns. About 22 veterans a day die by suicide. These issues can strain relationships and stress caretakers. Military children are more vulnerable to suicide and depression.
During a recent two-day summit held at the University of Southern California, about 50 researchers from national […]