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The Power of Freedom: Strengthening Our Troops’ Mental Health with Alfredo H. Arellano’s Psychiatric & TMS Clinic

    Celebrations of America’s Independence Day are just around the corner, as the 4th of July is upon us. It is a day marked with fireworks, parades, barbecues, and family gatherings, celebrating the spirit of freedom that defines our nation. But at Alfredo H. Arellano’s Psychiatric and TMS Clinic, the focus this year is not only on our nation’s freedom but also on those who fight to protect it.

    The valiant soldiers who serve in our armed forces give up much to protect the freedom and liberties we enjoy. Many veterans and active-duty personnel struggle with mental health issues as a result of their service. This Independence Day, we pay tribute to them by focusing on the mental health impact on our military, emphasizing the importance of freedom from mental health struggles for our brave soldiers.

    The Echoes of Battle

    The experience of war can leave profound psychological impacts. As many as 20% of military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. Sadly, many veterans do not seek the help they need due to the stigma associated with mental health issues. This July 4th, we need to break the shackles of stigma and speak openly about mental health, empowering our veterans to seek the help they deserve.

    TMS: A Revolutionary Solution

    Alfredo H. Arellano’s Psychiatric and TMS Clinic, located in the heart of El Paso, TX, is at the forefront of revolutionizing mental health care for our military personnel. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a non-invasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain, is proving to be a game-changer for treating depression associated with PTSD.

    TMS, FDA-approved and covered by TRICARE, the health program for military members and their families, shows remarkable success rates, even for patients who have not responded to traditional treatments.

    The Freedom to Heal

    As we celebrate the 4th of July, let’s honor our brave soldiers by raising awareness about the mental health issues they face. Let’s work together to make mental health treatment more accessible, reduce the stigma associated with it, and ultimately give our troops the freedom to heal.

    The team at Alfredo H. Arellano’s Psychiatric and TMS Clinic is dedicated to providing our troops with top-notch psychiatric care, helping them regain control over their mental health. This Independence Day, join us in celebrating not only our nation’s freedom but also the freedom of mind that every soldier deserves.

    In conclusion, while we indulge in festivities, let’s not forget the brave souls who made our freedom possible. Let’s honor their sacrifices by ensuring that they have access to the best mental health care. The freedom to live a happy, healthy life should be a right for everyone, including our military personnel.

    After all, what better way is there to truly celebrate freedom than by helping those who fought for it regain their own?