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Opioid Abuse: Department of Veterans Affairs Culpability?

While many families will be celebrating Easter today, I am quite sure that their thoughts will turn to a family member or friend who were among the 52,000 that died of a drug overdose last year. By comparison, there were only 33,000 traffic fatalities over the same period.  These statistics suggest that substance abuse plays a far […]

Partner Support Resources for Veterans with PTSD

While Stand For The Troops (“SFTT”) primarily focuses on making sure Veterans with PTSD receive the therapy and support they deserve, we would be remiss in not acknowledging that Veteran families also suffer grievously from the “silent wounds of war.” Indeed,  social media is inundated with heart-wrenching stories of partners of Veterans seeking advice and support […]