Dealing with Pain

Physical Injury - Dealing with Pain

Dealing with Pain

Controlling pain is an essential step to regaining a sense of well-being after a deployment injury. There are two major categories of pain: chronic and acute. Pain that exists after an injury has healed is called chronic pain.

Physical Injury-Dealing with Others

Adjusting to Injuries

Adjusting to Physical Injury

Adjusting to a deployment injury can be painful and difficult, particularly if the injury was disabling or disfiguring. Adjusting may take months, or even years.

Depression symptoms: When the blues don't go away

Depression symptoms and treatment

Depression Symptoms

Depression: Facts about depression

Depression facts, symptoms, and treatment

Facts About Depression

What Is Depression?

Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. Depression is a common but serious illness.

Depression: Instructions for Mindfulness meditation

Depression instructions for mindfulness meditation

Try a Type of Meditation called “Mindfulness Meditation”


Sit on a straight-backed chair or cross-legged on the floor. Let your breathing become slow and regular. Inhale through your nose and exhale through your mouth, nice and slowly for a few breaths to center yourself. Start to focus on your breathing, becoming aware of each breath.

Treatment of PTSD

PTSD treatment

Treatment of PTSD (NC-PTSD)

A Handout From the National Center for PTSD by Jessica Hamblen, PHD

On Your Mark... Get Set... Change!

Author: Dr. Julie T. Kinn is a clinical psychologist and the Deputy Director of the Mobile Health Program at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

You should really see a...

Author: Dr. David Cooper is a psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology.

When someone is looking for psychological health treatment there are a variety of choices in terms of who to see and for what. Here is a quick guide to understanding the difference between types of clinical providers.

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