Download or Order: Bulletin on Behavioral Health Issues Facing Veterans
Since 2001, more than 2.2 million U.S. veterans have served in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom) and Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom). "Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans," In Brief introduces some of the behavioral health issues facing these veterans, including substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and suicide. This In Brief also discusses screening tools and intervention.
In Brief is a bulletin that provides nontreatment providers, including professionals from the primary care, criminal justice, and social work fields, with information on the prevention and treatment of behavioral health issues.