SAMHSA: New Behavioral Health Resource About U.S. War Veterans

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is pleased to announce the availability of “Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans,” In Brief, Volume 7, Issue 1. Please read the announcement below and forward it to others who may be interested.

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KAP List Manager

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SAMHSA Announces

New Behavioral Health Resource About U.S. War Veterans

Since 2001, more than 2.2 million U.S. veterans have served in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom) and Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom). SAMHSA’s “Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans,” In Brief, Volume 7, Issue 1 introduces some of the behavioral health issues facing these veterans, including substance abuse, posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. This In Brief also discusses screening tools and intervention.

The In Brief is a bulletin that provides nontreatment providers, including professionals from the primary care, criminal justice, and social work fields, with information on the prevention and treatment of behavioral health issues.

Download or order your free copy today!

The In Brief is available at http://store.samhsa.gov or through the link below:

“Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans,” In Brief, Volume 7, Issue 1 (SMA) 12-4670

 

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