Dr. Steve Silver, a Vietnam vet who served for 26 years as director of the inpatient PTSD program at the Coatesville V.A. Medical Center, recommends these services and Web sites to veterans and their families.
Also here is information on traumatic brain injury, considered to be the signature injury of the Iraq War.
Troop & Family Counseling Services for National Guard & Reserves (1-888-755-9355)
These services are offered 24 hours, seven days a week, and are private and confidential. Mental-health professionals - social workers, psychologists, and specialized family and youth counselors - offer assistance. Soldiers and families get six face-to-face sessions free. The service is available up to six months after discharge from the Guard.