Behavioral Health Issues among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans

Date: 2012
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

 This fact sheet introduces some of the behavioral health problems facing Veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. It also discusses screening tools and interventionThis fact sheet introduces some of the behavioral health problems facing Veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. It also discusses screening tools and interventionThis fact sheet introduces some of the behavioral health problems facing Veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. It also discusses screening tools and interventionThis fact sheet introduces some of the behavioral health problems facing Veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. It also discusses screening tools and intervention.This fact sheet introduces some of the behavioral health problems facing Veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. It also discusses screening tools and intervention. This fact sheet introduces some of the behavioral health problems facing Veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. It also discusses screening tools and interventiThis fact sheet introduces some of the behavioral health problems facing Veterans who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. It also discusses screening tools and intervention for health/mental health providers and includes a resource list

Populations:  Military Service Members and Veterans
Settings:  Health Care, Primary Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Family Members and Caregivers
About Suicide:  Risk and Protective Factors, Depression/Bipolar, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Substance Abuse
Strategies:  Screening and Assessment, Treatment