We held a DODLive Bloggers Roundtable to discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment of psychological health concerns, such as PTSD, and traumatic brain injury, on Thursday, May 20 at 1:00 pm EDT.
Joining the call were Staff Sgt. Meg Krause, retired Cmdr. René A. Campos, and Lt. Col. Christopher Robinson, who will discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment of psychological health concerns, such as PTSD, and traumatic brain injury.
Staff Sgt. Meg Krause, U.S. Army Reserve, Real Warriors Campaign volunteer discussed her experience seeking care for PTSD after her deployment to Iraq and why the Real Warriors Campaign is an important part of breaking down the stigma associated with psychological health concerns.
Lt. Col. Christopher Robinson, senior executive for Psychological Health, Defense Centers of Excellence, is an Air Force clinical health psychologist who recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan where he served as the Combat Stress Detachment Commander for RC-East.
And, retired Cmdr. René A. Campos, deputy director, Health Care Issues, Government Relations, Military Officers Association of America discussed what officers can do to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning servicemembers, veterans and their families.
To listen to the interview, click here.
To read the transcript from this interview, click here.
To read the Defense.gov article, click here.
Joining us on the call were Shelle Michaels, Soliders Angels.org; Phyllis Zimbler Miller, Mrs Leutenant.blogspot.com; CJ Grisham, Soldiers Perspective; Megan McCloskey, Stars and Stripes; Dale Kissinger, MilitaryAvenue.com; and Proud Liberal Army Wife.