Marilyn provides talk about various losses experienced by Vets and how those losses can impact their lives and the lives of their families.
Did you know?
Veterans are twice as likely as other Americans to become chronically homeless.2 National Coalition for Homeless Veterans http://www.veteransinc.org/about-us/statistics/#homelessness
In its latest report on sexual assault, the Pentagon estimated that 26,000 service members experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012, up from 19,000 in 2010. Of those cases, the Pentagon says, 53 percent involved attacks on men, mostly by other men. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/24/us/in-debate-over-military-sexual-assault-men-are-overlooked-victims.html?pagewanted%3Dall
Externalized behaviors (Aggression, behavioral problems at home or at school; defiant behaviors); Internalized behaviors (depressive symptoms, anxiety, withdrawal, sadness); Academic performance; Peer relationships. Report on the Impact of Deployment of Members of the Armed Forces on Their Dependent Children by the Department of Defense, October 2010.