Active military personnel face extraordinarily challenging, dangerous, and exclusively unique experiences that can leave both physical and mental scars. Post-deployment, the adjustment to civilian life can be just as challenging as the after effects of a military tour.
Adjusting to civilian life can be a difficult experience, as the civilian world operates by many standards that contrast those of the military. As a result, this transition can pose many challenges that deter successful acclimation. Issues specific to the transition to civilian life include:
At Jade, it is an honor to serve our Veteran community through understanding the specific culture and experiences that comes from military involvement.
We understand that acclimation to civilian life is complex and can affect many areas of life. Through integrative and comprehensive treatment services that address the re-adjustment needs of veterans and their families, Jade strives to offer state-of-the-art care that helps you overcome your obstacles.
Substance abuse in Veterans can occur for a number of reasons including an effort to cope with PTSD or developing a use disorder from a chronic pain condition treated with opiates. This is a condition that affects more than 10% of all Veterans serving after September 11, 2001. This is a growing problem where we as a nation need to do more.
About 10% of returning veterans from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan were seen in the VA with a substance use disorder
Understanding the issues pertaining to a veteran’s re-adjustment to civilian life is important not only for the veteran, but the family as well. During deployment, many families may have created new routines a veteran will have to adjust to once home. Reconnecting with family and re-establishing a role is imperative to the health of the veteran and their family system. Jade supports this process through dynamic family work that helps the family navigate through this time of change.
Our programming assists in: