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Suicide is invariably tricky to discuss. Adam talks about what signs and symptoms people should be aware of for themselves and for their loved ones who are depressed and also what resources are out there to help.
"Being professional, open, and matter-of-fact with people about death, dying, and suicidality is very important," says Lt. Col Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD.
Sometimes service members and veterans with TBI and/or PTSD find it easier to be alone, away from people — even family and friends. But ultimately, that is not healthy. Adam shares ideas to help loved ones ease back into life events without adding stress.
Learn to identify and treat the co-occurring conditions that are common in deployment-related concussion.
Transitioning from military to civilian life can take time and can be tricky. Adam talks about how student veteran groups on college campuses can help vets reintegrate socially in their own way and time.