Division of Behavioral Health Services

Mental Health Resources for Military Families

War changes people. How could it not?

Family of Heroes
Take the online training
for military families with returning veterans.

Returning home doesn't always mean returning to a normal life for military service members who have spent months - or longer - under the stress of living and working in a combat zone.

Knowing what to expect and what to look for can help family members ease the transition back to life at home for veterans - and themselves.

Prevention and early intervention are keys to achieving and maintaining good mental health.

You are not alone! There is help available:

Many people, including other veterans, are going through similar challenges as you are:

Chronic Pain

Chronic pain often takes a psychological toll. Depression can be a side effect of chronic pain and 15 to 35 percent of patients with chronic pain have PTSD.

Symptoms of depression that may be related to chronic pain include feelings of hopelessness, irritability, difficulty concentrating, difficulty sleeping and thoughts of hurting yourself.

Learn more about Chronic Pain: