Anxiety & Depression Hx and HPSP

Discussion in 'Military Medicine' started by MoMoPo, 05.01.12.

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  1. MoMoPo

    MoMoPo

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    Firstly, I know this has been asked before but I was unable to find the answer I wanted with the search tool.

    I have roughly a 1.5 year history of minor depression and anxiety that was treated with Zoloft and Klonopin. This was during my freshman and sophomore years of college. I was wondering if I shouldn't even waste my time applying for HPSP next year? I haven't taken any of the above stated medications in nearly 2 years and I was never hospitalized. And I have spoken with my doctor and he said he would write a letter stating i'm stable and not depressed anymore so I could take it to MEPS.

    Since my days of depression/anxiety I've completed nursing school and have excelled in school!

    Thanks for any advice in advance!
     
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  3. NavyFP

    NavyFP Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    By Navy standards, you are not eligible. A waiver is possible, but Recruit Command has been stingy with them as of late.
     

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