Mental Health

William and Mary launches first military counseling program in state

William and Mary launches first military counseling program in state

Veterans and family members of those who live with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury or depression from military service have unique needs.

As the understanding of these needs increases, so does the demand for specialized mental health treatment.

This fall, the College of William and Mary will launch the first military counseling program in the state. The online master’s counseling specialization will seek to train competent and compassionate counselors with an understanding of the culture and stressors of former and current servicemen and women and their families.

About 20% of veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from major depression...

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