Behavioral Health Issues Among Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. War Veterans

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This CE course introduces some of the problems facing Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans and can help healthcare and social service professionals understand these veterans’ needs.  Topics relating to returning OEF and OIF veterans will look at: behavioral health issues; substance abuse; mental disorders; and the roles of primary care, behavioral health, and social service providers.

CEU Course Objectives

1. Identify mental health and substance abuse issues that veterans who have served in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom, or OEF) and Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom, or OIF) may face.

2. Describe common stress reactions that those returning from a combat zone may experience.

3. Outline steps that primary care and behavioral health providers can take to help OEF and OIF veterans.

4. Discuss the roll of social service professionals in contributing to recovery and better health for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

5. Summarize specific suicide risk factors for veterans as well as behavioral health issues that may increase the likelihood of attempted suicide.

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