Wellness

Talley Center for Counseling Services. The Talley Center for Counseling Services provides individual therapy, group therapy, psychiatric services, referral and case management services for full-time undergraduate UMW students. Transitioning to college life after military service can be challenging. Counselors at the counseling center can provide confidential support as you make the transition to becoming a student at UMW. Licensed mental health clinicians are also available for consultation and crisis intervention. To initiate services at the counseling center, come to the office at Lee Hall, 106, or call (540) 654-1053.

Make the Connection

Afterdeployment.org
This site is an excellent resource for recognizing, assessing and coping with common problems/difficulties following deployment.

Post Traumatic Stress Work Book
Self-help guide for coping with Post Traumatic Stress.  Remember, if your post-traumatic causes significant impairment, you should seek face-to-face treatment.

Mobile App: PTSD Coach (Free)
PTSD Coach mobile app wins FCC award for helping people use technology to manage PTSD symptoms. The PTSD Coach app can help you learn about and manage symptoms that commonly occur after trauma. Features include:

  • Reliable information on PTSD and treatments that work.
  • Convenient, easy-to-use skills to help you handle stress symptoms.
  • Direct links to support and help.
  • Always with you when you need it.

Sleep Difficulty Resource
Educational material specific to veterans with sleep disturbance.

Returning From the War Zone Guide: Provides an overview of what you can expect when returning from deployment.

AMVETS. Organization provides support to disabled, wounded and at-risk veterans.

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to ​provide critically needed​ support ​to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our freedom. ​ – See more at: http://www.dvnf.org/about-us/mission/#sthash.KLREwZWZ.dpuf
The Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to ​provide critically needed​ support ​to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our freedom. ​ – See more at: http://www.dvnf.org/about-us/mission/#sthash.KLREwZWZ.dpuf

Mesothelioma: Resources for veterans with mesothelioma from Mesothelioma Group.