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Provided By:

American Addiction Centers

Phone Number:
(866) 205-4196

It’s often difficult for caregivers and family members of veterans to understand why their loved one has feelings of loneliness, detachment, and despair, and how that can impact their own life. This is why it’s so important to understand the role of a veteran caregiver, and the extent that being a caregiver affects their lives and the lives of those around them. 1

As of 2016, approximately 18.5 million veterans were living in the United States.2 Approximately 1 out of every 10 veterans deal with substance use disorders.This means that there are millions of friends and family of veterans working to support their loved ones.

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