Armed Services & Military Community
Returning to College - Transition Concerns
Returning to college after Armed Services deployment can be a stressful and highly frustrating experience for some veterans (11 to 17%). Veterans coming out of extremely stressful combat conditions may find the transition to college life and academic demands a difficult personal challenge.
Quite often combat veterans have signs of combat stress and PTSD before they are discharged from the Armed Service. They frequently avoid seeking help for combat-related stress and/or PTSD symptoms telling themselves they will handle their problems alone or at a more convenient time.
Treatments offered for military related combat stress and post-traumatic stress:
|VA PTSD Decision Aid: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/decisionaid/compare.aspx|
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