Facing the same walls Daniel had faced night after night forced me to confront the truth. My pulsing anxiety stemmed from the realization that I wasn't searching through Daniel's belongings to honor him. I was up there for entirely self-serving purposes.
My husband, a Marine, has been deployed four times. Each deployment has come with its own rewards and difficulties, but one constant has been the challenge of where to turn for resources for myself or to help a friend.
Psychiatric disorders have long been viewed as secondary to general medical illnesses, and despite the clear need, there are significant clinical and organizational obstacles to the treatment of mental health problems in general medical setting.