Battlefield: Home details how those who fulfilled their mission come home only to find their personal battles are just beginning.
The Mental Injury Battlefield
PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Secondary Traumatic Stress (STS) are just some of the challenges veterans, family members and caregivers endure when a loved one is impacted by a mental injury.
The Systemic Battlefield
The VA inspector general found tens of thousands of benefits cases omitted or ignored by department officials that “significantly understated the number of claims awaiting decisions for over 125 days.”
–The Military Times 2018
The Social Stigma Battlefield
Stigma harms the 1 in 5 Americans affected by mental health conditions. It shames them into silence and prevents them from seeking help.
– National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Battlefield: Home takes you from the jungles of Vietnam to the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, telling both sides of a veteran’s story, not only the emotional issues of combat, war and injuries, but of life and courage.
This intimate insight into the lives of our veteran community and families, combined with our balance of medical and psychological experts, explains the realities of war, service and resiliency.
Winner of the prestigious SAMHSA Voice Award, Battlefield: Home – Breaking The Silence is a personal exploration into process of ‘coming home.’