Alaska has more military veterans per capita than any other state in the union. Alaska Native veterans were early defenders and have served in high numbers since territorial days. Many other Alaskans first came to the state with the military and decided to stay after they left active duty service. It adds up to a lot of veterans. That service can be rewarding but can also create trauma. Connection with other vets and professional therapy can help. Paths to healing and happiness for veterans is our discussion on this Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Dr. Monique Andrews – Licensed professional counselor specializing in military and veteran mental health, Alaska Army National Guard soldier
- Luke Bushatz – Veteran, principle for Remedy Alpine
- A Step Forward Counseling and Consulting
- Remedy Alpine
- VA resources and support for mental health
- What does the COMPACT Act mean for veterans?
- Coaching into care hotline: 888-823-7458
- Suicide and Crisis Help Line: 988, veterans press 1
Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, November 15, at 10 a.m. on Alaska public radio stations statewide.