Posted by Corina Notyce, DCoE Public Affairs on January 10, 2013
U.S. Army photo by Patricia Deal, CRDAMC Public Affairs
Below is a blog post from Military Pathways, written by Paul Heithaus, program manager at Military Pathways.
When you break your arm, you see a professional. If you hurt your back or are plagued by migraines, you do the same thing. But what if your sleep is constantly disrupted by nightmares or you dread each new day so much that you don’t even want to get out of bed? Are you as quick to seek professional help? Very often, the answer is “no.”
What is it that prevents us from seeking help for very treatable and sometimes debilitating mental health conditions? For most of us it comes down to one or more of three things.