Mental and emotional trauma
has become more prevalent in the
Armed Forces in recent years. With the high OPTEMPO and multiple engagements around the world, more Veterans are suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Military Sexual Trauma (MST). The VA and other organizations are trying to combat these conditions through traditional means such as therapy, counseling, and various medications. These methods have been proven to be quite beneficial.
Although counselling and medication may be helpful, for some there is a gap that isn’t being covered by traditional treatment. This is where a service dog can be helpful. A properly
trained dog can become their new
support that is simply