May is Mental Health Awareness Month
We’re helping veterans overcome hesitations so they can build resilience, coping skills, and connection with others who get it.
“If I can be a part of an organization that helps people heal and find peace, then the end of my service is not the end. I’m just serving in a new way now.”
By donating, fundraising, or spreading the word, you can help our warriors get back on track and become a positive force in their communities.
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Never Quit Fighting; Never Hesitate to Ask for Help with PTSD
"As a Black woman soldier, I had to make myself the picture of perfection. There was no room for error in the military. I had to hit the ground running flawlessly every single time."Read more
Adventure Awaits Those Who Saddle Up for Healing Journeys
It’s common to hear veterans express fondness for an adrenaline rush. Adrenaline is often a necessity as servicemen and women train and serve in combat. Wounded Warrior Project works to harness thrill-seeking behaviors for healing – leading to positive outcomes for warriors.Read more
How Financial Worries Can Affect Veterans' Mental Health
It’s probably no surprise that worrying about finances can cause or increase stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues. That could be especially true for veterans who may already be dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, physical injuries, and a loss of connection after military service. Add financial woes to the mix, and it can be a slippery slope.Read more
How to Say Thank You – 8 Ways to Support Military Appreciation Month
While any time is a good time to thank military members for their service, May is Military Appreciation Month and a great time to recognize those who took the oath to serve and protect our country. Looking for more than words to say thank you to service members and veterans? Here are a few ideas.Read more
Mental Health Matters: Wounded Warrior Project Highlights the Impact on Injured Veterans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 2, 2023 -- War wounds are not always physical. Invisible wounds are among the most common for veterans who served after 9/11, according to the latest data from Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). Every year, the nonprofit asks the warriors it serves what health issues they live with from military service. The latest numbers show three of the four most common answers were related to mental health.Read more
“Wounded Warrior Project doesn’t just help with one aspect of a Warrior’s life; it’s very well rounded. It’s not just handing out money. They are a hand up, not a handout.”