Caring for military personnel, veterans, and their families
291 Clear Sky Court, Suite D, Clarksville, TN 37043
Phone: (931) 553-6981
22 VETERAN SUICIDES EACH DAY
SOLDIER CENTER IS COMMITTED TO BE THERE FOR OUR VETS!
ISRAELI CHILDREN RESPOND TO A MISSILE ALARM
These are Israeli children in a protective position as a rocket alarm is sounding from missiles. This is a kindergarten from the center of Israel, the teacher is on the upper left corner even though those children were not harmed physically, needing to do this several times a day, day after day, with having to be still for long periods of time while waiting for a missile impact "boom" is traumatic. In some ways this is similar to what soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan experience while being on a base continually rocketed. .
Statistics regarding combat and PTSD
- The WW II Infantry soldier in the South Pacific saw an average 40 days of combat in four (4) years.
- The Vietnam era infantry soldier saw 240 days of combat in one year.
- One in seven soldiers in Vietnam was a combat soldier, the rest were operational support soldiers.
- 30.9% is the minimum percentage of Vietnam veterans who suffered from PTSD at some point.
- 84.8 is the percentage of PTSD diagnosed Vietnam veterans currently suffering at least moderate
impairment 30+ years after combat.
- 2.8 million is the number of American veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
- 11-24% is the number of Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans currently with PTSD.
- 12, 632 is the number of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans diagnosed with PTSD in 2013.
- 460,000 is the highest estimated number of OIF and OEF veterans with PTSD (diagnosed and
- $8,300 is the average cost for the first year of treatment for a recent veteran with PTSD
- 85.9 million is the amount of dollars spent treating recent veterans with PTSD during first year of dx.
- 39% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with alcohol abuse issues.
Veterans deserve effective treatment in a timely manner. There is NO need to live with these symptoms for the rest of their lives!
At Soldier Center we are committed to offering such treatment - we are invested in seeing our veterans reclaim their lives.
A confidential place where military personnel, veterans, and families
find help for life's challenges. We specialize in providing treatment
for individual, couple and family therapy. For military personnel we provide
treatment for combat related issues which often create
nightmares, flashbacks, hypervigilance (on-guard all the time),
and reactivity to sights, sounds, and smells. We help people reclaim
We care about families
The demands of military life have been demanding on families - our
marriages and children. The staff at SOLDIER CENTER provide
therapy, classes and couples' retreats to deal with specific issues
most people face. We provide seminars and retreats on understanding
posttraumatic stress and living with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Our
staff works with children as they adjust to life's challenges. If you have
further questions please inquire with our admin staff or therapists.
Military Sexual Assault
Military sexual assault (MSA) happens to both men and women in the
- One in three females serving in the military have encountered MSA.
- 79% of females serving in the military since Vietnam
report sexual harassment.
Soldier Center provides treatment which allows veterans suffering from MSA to recover their lives. The treatment is effective and accelerated so clients can be treated once a week or once or twice a day (depending on availability) to resolve their trauma in a timely, effective manner. Contact SOLDIER CENTER (931) 551-6173 for further information. Our services are confidential; our staff understands.
Soldier Center joins with the Montgomery County Veterans
Treatment Court to provide treatment for veterans with PTSD who
are in the court system in part due to their service related mental
health issues and deemed candidates for treatment
rather than jail.