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SMA Chandler meets T2 psychologist Don Workman during his recent visit. U.S. Army photo by Les Hovey.

The U.S. Army’s top enlisted leader, Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord on July 25. During his three-day visit, he met with soldiers to share messages from the Army’s top leaders and to listen to their concerns, which he conveyed back to the Pentagon.

During Chandler’s time at the base, he also visited T2, where staff psychologists described T2’s websites and mobile apps that address psychological health issues for service members and their families, including posttraumatic stress.

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Mobile apps help vets cope with stress, mental health issues

Mobile apps are opening up new ways for physicians to deliver health care services, including mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder.

The National Center for Telehealth and Technology is at the forefront of efforts to develop innovative technology to help military service members, veterans and their families cope with psychological health and traumatic brain injury issues. The center, known as T2, also delivers tested solutions — many of them mobile apps — to help improve the lives of patients wherever they are located.

Detailed study confirms high suicide rate among recent veterans

Recent veterans have committed suicide at a much higher rate than people who never served in the military, according to a new analysis that provides the most thorough accounting so far of the problem.

The rate was slightly higher among veterans who never deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq, suggesting that the causes extend beyond the trauma of war.

Virtual Hope Box Receives 2014 Department of Defense Innovation Award

The Department of Defense awarded a 2014 DoD Innovation Award to The National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2) for its Virtual Hope Box smartphone application. When a person is feeling down or distressed, they can use the suite of simple tools in the Virtual Hope Box to help them with coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking.

Army's Top Enlisted Soldier Reviews T2's Behavioral Health Apps

The U.S. Army’s top enlisted leader, Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord on July 25. During his three-day visit, he met with soldiers to share messages from the Army’s top leaders and to listen to their concerns, which he conveyed back to the Pentagon.