October 16, 2017 0 Comments

At American Reserve Clothing Co., our aim is to deliver quality products and timeless style conveniently to men ...and to the women who'd like them to dress well.

Along with that mission, we have a mandate for action with impact.  We are committed to giving back to the communities that we serve. We're dedicated to directing resources to giving efforts associated with high impact, community occupations like teachers, nurses, first responders, and the military.

One such effort is the Warriors Heart Foundation®. This amazing effort is providing private treatment to men and women seeking assistance for service-related injuries and disorders relating to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or the psychological effects of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI).

Often these conditions are compounded by chemical dependency or alcohol abuse often originating from service-related pain management.

For many vets, assistance can be hard to accept due to social stigma. If that is the case for someone you know, please consider learning how to help them start the dialogue.

While it may seem counterintuitive, these brave and hard-working Americans are a population at risk.  Veterans are 22% more likely to commit suicide than non-veteran Americans. A point that’s been highly publicized in recent years.

It is important to understand that suicide is a final step that follows many intervention opportunities and that vets in treatment programs, whether VA or otherwise, have a much lower risk.  Without support, the compounding of self-medication and isolation is precursor to crisis for many.  

Warriors Heart is doing amazing work, discretely connecting those in need to resources and counseling. For more information, to get connected yourself or for someone you love, or to learn how to contribute to this important work, please click the link here or you can call 888-443-6673 for 24 hour assistance.