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War has a tremendous impact on everything and everyone involved especially veterans When veterans come home they have a hard time understanding what they have seen and adjusting back to civilian lifestyles When this happens to veterans it is known as war trauma War trauma is the most common effect of war on veterans Many mental disorders are associated with war trauma such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder However these types of mental disorders are not the only psychological effects on veterans Other psychological problems include traumatic brain injury caused by combat and substance abuse disorder which is used in order to cope with war Psychological issues are the most common effect of war on veterans Research suggests that military veterans in the United States have disproportionately high rates of homelessness compared to the general population Research estimates indicate that veterans comprise approximately one-fourth of the total US adult homeless population and 40 percent of the male homeless population Military service alone does not increase the risk of homelessness however a variety of medical mental health substance abuse and social risk factors appear to play an important role in becoming homeless Smelson et al 358 With veteran homelessness becoming an issue many barriers have been created to try to stop this problem one being the national budget In 2010 President Obama increased the Veterans Affairs VA budget from 997 billion to1128 billion This increase provides the resources to achieve this level of service while maintaining high quality and timely care for lower-income and service disabled veterans who rely on VA medical care The budget increase is also aimed at combating veteran homelessness by created stable housing for veterans at risk for homelessness The Presidents budget also increases mental health screening and treatment with a focus on rural veterans Presidents 2010 Budget 3 This 2010 budget shows that veteran mental health is an issue facing our country today and must be acknowledged Substance abuse almost universally
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