Tagged: Mental health

Veteran Pet Therapy & Volunteer Sessions

Veteran Pet Therapy & Volunteer Sessions

The BJ Chimenti Angel Fund for Veterans and Pets invites veterans and their families to participate in 1 hour group sessions with our Therapaws Pet Therapy teams at the Pet Rescue & Resource Center operated by Hinsdale Humane Society. Animals are a medication without side effects. Pet Therapy can provide benefits in the areas of: Mental Health, Physical Health and Education. These pet therapy sessions… Read more
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training for Veterans and Family Members - Jack Hartel Building - Liberty Texas

Adult Mental Health First Aid Training for Veterans and Family Members – Jack Hartel Building – Liberty Texas

Mental Health First Aid Matters!   While military service often fosters resilience in individuals and families, some may experience mental health or substance use challenges. Mental Health First Aid for Veterans focuses on the unique experiences and needs of the military, veteran, and family population. Mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use disorders are shockingly common in… Read more
Mental Health Presentation Speaker's Forum for Veterans and Their Families - VFW Yonkers New York

Mental Health Presentation Speaker’s Forum for Veterans and Their Families – VFW Yonkers New York

NAMI Westchester is hosting a Mental Health Speakers Forum for Veterans, their families and friends.   Please join us at our next Mental Health Presentation Speaker’s Forum featuring Sal Gonzalez, with a panel discussion to follow. Date/Time: Monday, February 7, 2022, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location: VFW, 574 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, N.Y. Sal was injured in 2004 and works with… Read more

June 27, 2014 Marks PTSD Awareness Day

About PTSD Awareness The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 455). Since then, during the month of June, we ask everyone to help us raise PTSD awareness. Following trauma, most people experience stress reactions but many do not develop PTSD. Mental… Read more