Andrew Vernon & Associates will present Coping with Stress and Anxiety from a Veteran Perspective, a live webinar on Monday, September 27, 12-1pm (Eastern Time).
This webinar will be led by Iceri Doughty, Director of Peer Support Programs.
For more information, contact Andrew Vernon & Associates here.
Register for the webinar at https:/bit.ly/3yuvgLX.
New York, NY
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September is Suicide Prevention Month. The US Department of Veterans Affairs Suicide Prevention Program at the Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention offers many resources.
Click here if you:
are a veteran who needs support
want to provide support to a fellow veteran
Due to Veterans from all eras reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as withdrawal and take over by the Taliban, VA is working quickly to share VA resources, call center information, peer support, and other community services.
Click here for the list of resources.
The James J. Peters VA Medical Center is looking for veterans ages 18-65 for a study looking at participants with and without a history of head injury. The goal is to understand how a head injury may affect mental health and impulsivity. Participants will be compensated $225 for this one time study.Read more
The Global Mental Health Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University is offering a brief intervention designed to reduce psychological distress for student veterans. If you are a student, 18 years or older, and identify as active duty, Guard, Reserve or veteran, you may be eligible to participate. The study will take place online but participants must reside in either New York or Utah, and attend school in either the New York City area or Utah.Read more
Weill Cornell Program for Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Studies (PATSS), New York Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center, and the Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RF CUNY) are conducting a research study on opinions of veteran mental health care. The goal of this study is to learn from the opinioins of veterans in NYC on topics of military mental health, access to care, both positive and negative experiences, stigma, and other military mental health-related issues to help improve thier outreach and public education at New York Presbyterian's Military Family Wellness Center through its community partnerships.Read more
The American Red Cross offers Reconnection Workshops, a series of workshops for veterans and their families.
Whether you or a family member have recently entered the military or you are a long-time veteran, navigating the many transitions connected with military and veteran service can be hard. Reconnection Workshops aim to ease the stress that comes with these changes.
This free, confidential Red Cross program offers effective ways to work through challenges, improve wellbeing and build skills through small-group discussion and hands-on activities. Workshops help improve connections at home, at work and within communities. They invite active duty service members, members of the Reserves and National Guard, veterans and military families to participate.Read more
The Bronx Vet Center presents Sergeant's Time: Know Your Options: National Center for PTSD Treatment Decision Aid presentation on Tuesday, September 28, 4-5pm (Eastern Time) via Webex. Once you register, you will be provided a web link and password to access the presentation. If you would prefer to join the presentation by phone, please contact Marco Bongioanni at [email protected] and a phone number will be provided to you.
Special guest presenter: Elissa McCarthy, PhD from the National Center for PTSD
New York, NY
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Any veteran and their family members can sail at no charge in Port Washington, NY with Veterans to Sailors.Read more
The Beyond MST Mobile App was created for survivors of military sexual trauma (MST). MST is VA's term for sexual assault or sexual harassment that occurred during military service. Veterans of all genders and backgrounds have experienced MST.Read more