The nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), has recognized Veterans Recovery Resources for its unique plans to serve Veterans.
Over 75 leaders from around the country joined Veterans Recovery Resources on Thursday, August 9, 2018 for its inaugural Veteran Peer Support Symposium.
We are often asked why we started Veterans Recovery Resources. If you haven’t deployed yourself or are not a member of a military family, it can be difficult to understand. We created a video to help shed light on the challenges suffered by those who have faithfully and honorably served our country. Those affected are not outliers, but very much mainstream.
“When I learned about the rate of suicide in veterans and the numbers here that struggle in our own backyard, I was shocked,” said Dr. Yonge. “After meeting several times with John Kilpatrick and Dr. Joe Currier, I understand the importance of the mission and I am very happy to help.”
Record numbers of military Veterans and service members are making their way to college campuses across the U.S. to pursue new educational and vocational goals. A two-year study of student Veterans reveals important findings about the support they need.
Veterans make up the fabric of our communities around this great nation. When veterans return home from combat, they have many needs that often go unmet. We simply can’t allow that to happen anymore. That’s why we created Veterans Recovery Resources.
Having spent the last 10 years treating Veterans and Soldiers with chronic pain, I’ve learned there are both challenges and common approaches that work.
Veterans Recovery Resources is proud to announce Tribute Gifts as part of our Honoring Veterans Campaign. Join us in honoring the brave men and women who sacrifice and serve our country to preserve our freedoms.
“Veterans Recovery Resources is on a mission that I want to be a part of,” Jeremy Fletcher explains. “Sometimes it is difficult, especially for our younger Soldiers, to ask for help. I want them to know they have choices and they have support.”
The Community Foundation of South Alabama has just released the findings of its Southwest Alabama Veterans Needs Assessment (SAVNA) and the results are both resounding and illuminating.