Help is Available for War Veterans – VA Starting Outreach Campaign to Iraq War Veterans

NBC Newschannel 40 (Atlantic City, New Jersey)

February 10, 2009, New Jersey – The Department of Veterans Affairs is mounting a huge outreach campaign to all Iraq war veterans and their families.

The returning veterans face a myriad of problems as they begin to integrate themselves back to civilian life, including post traumatic stress disorder, depression, substance abuse, and even suicide.

And while not all returning veterans suffer from those problems, the VA wantS the ones who do, to know help is out there, “We have trained psychiatrists, psychologist, social workers and nurses who will work with you and we can help you through that,” said Michael Mooreland from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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