Welcome to this week’s edition of CDP News! We like to use this space to review recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. Summer is over and fall officially starts today.
Deployment Psychology Blog
The weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:
- Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation -- Special Issue: Treatments for Emotional Issues After Traumatic Brain Injury
- Prevalence and correlates of sleep-related problems in adults receiving medical cannabis for chronic pain.
- Delivery of mental health treatment to combat veterans with psychiatric diagnoses and TBI histories.
My husband, an active duty Service member in the Navy, passed his 20-year mark earlier this year, which has led to multiple discussions in our household about potential next steps. So perhaps not surprisingly, when recently reading the 2016 Blue Star Families’ annual report, I was drawn to the content on the transition from military to civilian life. The Blue Star Families’ (BSF) annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey examines the experiences and challenges encountered by military connected families.
The number of calls received by the VA's Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255) since its launch in 2007, according to a Military Times article announcing the opening of a third call center for the service on the campus of the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System in Topeka. The other two call centers, which operate around the clock with about 500 staffers, are in New York and Georgia.
Welcome to this week’s edition of CDP News! We like to use this space to review recent happenings in and around the Center for Deployment Psychology, while also looking ahead to upcoming events. We're halfway through September already and the fall is shaping up to be another busy season here at CDP.