Friday, March 15, 2019

Mental health help becoming less of a stigma in military

The concept of mental health counseling is even more open than the veterans of the American military's active-duty members, a new survey has found.

"The mental health of the mental health has changed in the military field and we have seen real progress in reducing stigmas associated with professional counseling," survey writer Samantha Doton said. He is the Program Director of Humanities and Science College of Phoenix University.

Veterans retain old stereotypes

"However, there has been no change in the perception of mental health for the veterans. Many of our veterans have been served in a culture where seeking your help or asking for help was not widely accepted," he joined the press release of a university.


Recent survey results carry: More than 90% of all veterans and active-duty service members are as mental health as physical health. But only 30% of active active staff members have been seeking or considering mental health counseling.

Recent survey results: More than 90% of all veterans and active-duty service members have mental health as physical health. But 30% of active activists have been asked or considered to have mental health advice.

Importance of dealing with concerns

The survey found that 89% of active-duty military members believe that professional counseling is usually somewhat better or better than 66% veterans. 

In addition, 91% active-duty service members say that their leaders discuss the importance related to mental health concerns, only 23% of veterans say their leaders have done it.

When veterans were asked what resources they would use to manage  mental health, free counselling was the most common response (39%).

Twenty five percent of Vintanas said, if the mortgagee, friend or family member discusses the experience of counseling, he would be encouraged for mental health advice.

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