DHCC in the News

  • Deployments can be 'significant stressor' for families but help is available (link is external) October 7, 2016

    Military families can face a mix of emotions and uncertainty when a parent or spouse is deployed. Experts from the Military Health System address concerns family members can face before, during and after these long separations, and what resources are available for them.

  • Mourning the loss of a loved one from suicide (link is external) October 4, 2016

    An unexpected loss of a loved one by suicide can leave family members and friends struggling to cope with a range of emotions and many unanswered questions. Experts from the Military Health System offer advice and resources to help through the grieving process.

  • Suicide prevention: How to recognize the warning signs (link is external) September 22, 2016

    For some, everyday life can bring forth demanding situations which may carry a great emotional and psychological burden. And when dealing with such, a person may consider thoughts of suicide or self-harm as the only solution.

  • PTSD, Depression Patients Benefit from Collaborative Care Model (link is external) June 14, 2016

    When it comes to depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment, patients do better when their primary care is augmented by nurse care managers, effective use of data registries and additional offsite support, according to a new study published this week in “JAMA Internal Medicine.” The enhanced care model can increase the uptake of mental health care, more efficiently match care based on patient symptom severity, and improve PTSD and depression outcomes.

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