Emotional jug at Planetree conference on patient-centered care

Emotional numbing is contributing to veteran homelessness and suicide

5 min 3 yrs

In the military, if you were supposed to have feelings, they would have been issued. Although emotional numbing may help warriors survive the battlefield, as civilians, they may be paying a heavy price that’s impacting homelessness, addictions, and suicide. At a recent conference on patient centered care, leaders said they’re hopeful about the future.

Culture Health Military and Veterans Research