The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum offers an online presentation called Your Brain on the Military on September 25, 12-1pm (EST). The Intrepid Museum and New-York Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center welcome current and former military service members and their family and friends for a virtual town hall discussing veteran mental health concerns around COVID-19 and service-related issues. Learn about how social changes, grief, and economic loss are affecting our veteran community and about resources and treatments available at the Military Family Wellness Center.
Free with advance registration. Click here to register. This program will be conducted over Zoom, with opportunities to ask questions.
Speakers and topics will include:
Matthew Ryba, Director of Community Outreach at MFWC; USMC veteran OIF/OEF
- Introductions and NY Veteran Update on COVID-19
Dr. Doron Amsalem, research psychiatrist at New York State Psychiatric Institute & Military Family Wellness Center clinician
- COVID-19 and Veterans: An Active Intervention
Dr. John Markowitz, Research Psychiatrist at New York State Psychiatric Institute & Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Military Family Wellness Center: How Therapies for PTSD Work
New York, NY
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