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Family Connections

Susan Kane-Ronning

Family Connections – Military Families After Deployment

What happens to soldiers when they return home after deployment? How do families cope with the transitions, especially when soldiers have 3 to 4 deployments? Listen to Julie Madsen, Director of Psychological Health (DPH) for the Washington State National Guard’s Psychological Health Program, discuss the needs of military families. She’ll also describe the specific issues of the National Guard, a military group that serves in combat, but has no military base to return to. and their mental health needs.