- August 13, 2020Read more
On August 5th, the US Senate passed the CVB-supported Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 (S. 785) by unanimous consent. The bill aims to improve Veterans’ access to mental health care as well as make necessary investments into suicide prevention measures and support innovative mental health research.
- July 28, 2020Read more
Brian Losey has spent his entire career—some 33 years—serving our country. In August 2016, he retired from his position as Rear Admiral of the U.S. Navy, where he led the Special Warfare Command. With a significant interest in advancing the care of both active duty and Veteran service members, Admiral Losey now serves as Executive Director of our Veterans Advisory Council to support Veterans brain health.
- July 20, 2020Read more
Current findings were presented at the virtual Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) 2020 conference, a scientific meeting that brings together military, government, academia, and industry experts to discuss latest research findings around unique needs of the Warfighter.
- June 19, 2020Read more
Experiencing trauma is not rare. An estimated 60 percent of all men and 50 percent of all women will experience at least one traumatic event in their lives. For most, trauma and its aftermath are temporary; the symptoms that follow are common and often our body and brain’s way of coping with the experience.
For some, however, these feelings continue unchecked, affecting every aspect of daily life. This is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
I am one of the 8.6 million Americans who are living with a lifetime PTSD diagnosis. Living with PTSD is a continuous challenge. But its one I have lived with for most of my life