Presenter: Kelli Ham
Injured war veterans have always been a part of U.S. history, but the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in a significant increase of debilitating injuries. Returning veterans face many health issues, from physical injuries to mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, substance abuse and suicide. Women returning from deployment face additional issues, while spouses and family members have unique needs of their own. Did you know:
When veterans and their loved ones come to the library for information,
This webinar will provide an overview of the most pressing issues faced by returning veterans and their loved ones and what libraries can do to help. At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:
This one-hour webinar will be of interest to public library staff, including reference desk, adult and teen services staff, and staff from organizations who provide health information to consumers and members of the public.
Webinars are free of charge and registration is only done on the day of the event on the WebEx server. No passwords are required.
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