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ON HEALTH JOURNEYS

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Share health updates and receive and respond to messages of support and prayers with a free, secure, private site

Encouragement from my doctors, and my wife, and family members and friends… stuff like that means a lot. That really helps with healing and getting better.

How CaringBridge Helps

A single online platform helps military families stay connected and receive support—whether words of encouragement, a ride to an appointment, a meal, or fundraising for medical treatment and expenses

Rehabilitation

Many military families have used CaringBridge to mark milestones during rehabilitation after injury or illness related to their service. CaringBridge often serves as a record of progress, over time, through prosthetic services, hearing, audiology, speech pathology, blind rehabilitation, chiropractic care, physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Create a secure, private site to keep military family and friends updated after diagnosis, illness or injury

Mental Health

PTSD, Anxiety Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, Depression, Substance Abuse

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and CaringBridge are working together to help give Service members, Veterans and family caregivers community support and social connectedness, both of which are known to decrease suicide risk.

We can all prevent suicide. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Critical Injury

Many Service members sustain critical injuries such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), concussions, chronic pain, musculoskeletal injuries, hearing loss, impairment, vibration exposure and burns from combat trauma, training accidents, or other incidents. CaringBridge fills a gap for military families during health crises like these, so they aren’t burdened by having to relay the same update many times, and instead can use a single online platform to let everyone know what is going on.

Amputation

Veterans who have experienced loss of limbs often face ongoing challenges related to residual limb pain, “phantom limb” pain, skin irritation, scar tissue, back conditions, prosthetic suspension and socket alignment. Messages of support and prayers that come through CaringBridge from family, friends and other Service members and Veterans can provide encouragement when it truly counts.

Cancer

With more than 50,000 Veterans receiving a cancer diagnosis each year, CaringBridge is a place where communities can stand beside Service members, Veterans and family caregivers. Whether it’s Gulf War Illness, Agent Orange exposure, other toxic exposures or genetics that result in cancers including prostate, lung, colon, kidney, urinary, bladder, thyroid, brain, melanoma, lymphoma and leukemia, no one should go through a health journey alone.

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Cancer
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Amputation
Rehabilitation

How CaringBridge Helps

Rehabilitation

Many military families have used CaringBridge to mark milestones during rehabilitation after injury or illness related to their service. CaringBridge often serves as a record of progress, over time, through prosthetic services, hearing, audiology, speech pathology, blind rehabilitation, chiropractic care, physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Critical Injury

Many Service members sustain critical injuries such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), concussions, chronic pain, musculoskeletal injuries, hearing loss, impairment, vibration exposure and burns from combat trauma, training accidents, or other incidents. CaringBridge fills a gap for military families during health crises like these, so they aren’t burdened by having to relay the same update many times, and instead can use a single online platform to let everyone know what is going on.

Amputation

Veterans who have experienced loss of limbs often face ongoing challenges related to residual limb pain, “phantom limb” pain, skin irritation, scar tissue, back conditions, prosthetic suspension and socket alignment. Messages of support and prayers that come through CaringBridge from family, friends and other Service members and Veterans can provide encouragement when it truly counts.

Cancer

With more than 50,000 Veterans receiving a cancer diagnosis each year, CaringBridge is a place where communities can stand beside Service members, Veterans and family caregivers. Whether it’s Gulf War Illness, Agent Orange exposure, other toxic exposures or genetics that result in cancers including prostate, lung, colon, kidney, urinary, bladder, thyroid, brain, melanoma, lymphoma and leukemia, no one should go through a health journey alone.

Critical Injury
Cancer
Amputation
Rehabilitation
Mental Health - PTSD
A single online platform helps military families stay connected and receive support—whether words of encouragement, a ride to an appointment, a meal, or fundraising for medical treatment and expenses

Mental Health

PTSD, Anxiety Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, Depression, Substance Abuse

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and CaringBridge are working together to help give Service members, Veterans and family caregivers community support and social connectedness, both of which are known to decrease suicide risk.

We can all prevent suicide. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Veteran Tomo Riley was diagnosed with melanoma of the eye and Gulf War Illness, a multi-symptom disease related to exposure to nerve gas

Writing on CaringBridge was my processing time. I could take in everything that happened in a day and put it back out there in a way that everyone who wanted to help could know what was going on.

Amy Amundson, mother and primary caregiver to Kevin, a former National Guard member, who attempted suicide as a result of undiagnosed depression

Share health updates and receive and respond to messages of support and prayers with a free, secure, private site

Provide updates once vs. multiple times
You control your site’s privacy settings
Mobilize your community for help, healing
Encouragement from my doctors, and my wife, and family members and friends… stuff like that means a lot. That really helps with healing and getting better.

Veteran Tomo Riley was diagnosed with melanoma of the eye and Gulf War Illness, a multi-symptom disease related to exposure to nerve gas

Writing on CaringBridge was my processing time. I could take in everything that happened in a day and put it back out there in a way that everyone who wanted to help could know what was going on.

Amy Amundson, mother and primary caregiver to Kevin, a former National Guard member, who attempted suicide as a result of undiagnosed depression

SUPPORT FOR

MILITARY FAMILIES 
ON HEALTH JOURNEYS

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