Category: PTSD

Service Dogs for Military Veterans in Colorado Springs

If you want to know how service dogs can help military veterans in Colorado Springs, this article is for you. We aim to show you the overall benefit of service dogs and how they better our beloved Veterans’ lives. From general Military Veterans to those diagnosed with PTSD, or facing a disability, there are several ways that veteran service dogs can benefit their life.  Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center works with several service dog organizations to help provide aid and service Military Veterans in the greater Colorado Springs area.

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Jobs For People with PTSD

There’s no question that having PTSD alters the way you live your life, but it doesn’t have to rob you of your livelihood. There are lots of PTSD jobs available for veterans. Among the jobs for PTSD sufferers, you can find a way to earn an income in most any industry. We’ve put together some of the best jobs for  PTSD sufferers for you to consider. (more…)

Benefits A Veteran Receives from a Veteran Service Center

Both the veteran and their family qualify for numerous benefits from the Veteran Service Center. While the list is endless, we will take a look at a few of the top benefits offered for free to both the veteran, their spouse and the entire family. (more…)

Celebration and Reflection on Family, Service and Sacrifice

by Retired Army Col. Bob McLaughlin, Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, Chief Operating Officer

The many special dates on the calendar in May brought great celebration and reflection this month. Allow me to highlight just a few.

On May 10, we marked Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The spouses of our military heroes face many unique challenges as they support their service member serving our nation, not the least of which is the hardship of managing and maintaining a career of their own as they transition from one duty station to another. (more…)