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  • A peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, but there are therapies that can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, and help Airmen return to duty. One of the most effective therapies, practiced by many Air Force mental health professionals, is prolonged exposure therapy.
  • A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

    Perhaps the most difficult part of seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder is making that first appointment, since Airmen are often unsure of what to expect. Not knowing what to expect from mental health providers can get in the way of effective PTSD treatment.
  • JBLE Airman overcomes struggle by paying it forward

    As he drove home on an overcast winter’s day, an incessant flood of overly critical thoughts fueled feelings of defeat that consumed every moment since the blow horn was pressed to signal, “I quit.” U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Michael Svoleantopoulos, 497th Operations Support Squadron weapons tactician, returned from the U.S. Air Force Pararescue Indoctrination Course much sooner than he anticipated.
  • Surgeons General gather to plan warriors’ care, optimize mission performance

    Medical personnel and their support affiliates from around 25th Air Force gathered Sept. 25 to 27, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland to discuss caring for and optimizing the mission performance of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance warriors.
  • ACC Military Treatment Facility leadership conference stresses Trusted Care

    Trusted Care, the Air Force’s platform to reach its Zero Harm goal, was a main topic of discussion at the 2nd Annual Military Treatment Facility Leadership Conference at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, April 5-6. The MTF leaders also discussed manning, training and access to care initiatives.
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