mental health

A patient receives a transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, Palo Alto, Calif. The device, which uses magnetic fields to stimulate the brain, is being used on military veterans suffering from depression. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

The VA never stops its search for treatments for PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is one of those maladies that affects everyone differently and remains beyond any single cure.

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(Photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth)A Soldier helps a fellow Soldier onto the rooftop of a building in order to provide protective overwatch for another element of their patrol in Afghanistan Jan. 29, 2012. Army senior leaders recently discussed the importance of suicide prevention and recognizing warning signs after the service reported an increase in suicides among active-duty Soldiers in 2020. (Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth)

Military suicides rose in 2020, especially in reserve forces

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In this Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, photo is a Samsung Galaxy S10+ smartphone during a product preview in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Military has new way to keep in touch with service members during stressful times

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Joe Biden

Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

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National Guard plans to expand suicide prevention pilots, gets data on inaugural programs

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Claudio Papapietro

The after-effects of the Navy’s ship collisions

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RAND CorporationKimberly Hepner, RAND Corporation

RAND Corp. studies influence of military’s behavioral health technicians

The role of behavioral health technicians in the military dates back to World War II.

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Job stress getting to you? You are not alone

Stress is real, and it can be a killer. Federal workers are not immune to job-related stress, and many occupy jobs that cause high levels of stress. So…

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A new federal approach to AI may be on the horizon

In today’s Federal Newscast, the White House says it’s considering a new approach to helping agencies adopt artificial intelligence.

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