BLOOMFIELD, Conn., 07 November, 2019 – The Cigna Foundation announced it will give a $100,000 grant to Veterans Recovery Resources, a community-based, non-profit organization that offers professional clinical care and peer-based wellness programs to military service members, veterans, families, caregivers and survivors in southwest Alabama and surrounding areas. The Cigna Foundation grant will fund additional […]
Gold Star Spouses Day April 5 was Gold Star Spouses Day, a day we honor surviving loved ones of military members killed in the line of duty. This recognition of the sacrifices made by military spouses is all at once a memorial for the fallen, a remembrance day for the survivors, and an appreciation for […]
America’s Warrior Partnership announced on January 3, 2019 the addition of seven nonprofit organizations and city government groups that will participate in Operation Deep Dive, a community-based Veteran suicide prevention study led by America’s Warrior Partnership and University of Alabama researchers with support from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation. The seven new study participants are Veterans […]
Our doors are open! The first step in our vision is now a reality. If you know a Veteran or family member in need in southwest Alabama, call us on 1-866-648-7334 or come by the clinic located at 1156 Springhill Avenue in Mobile, Alabama to learn more. “It started with an idea, and then getting […]
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 […]
“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.”
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.
Record numbers of military Veterans and service members are making their way to college campuses across the U.S. to purasue new educational and vocational goals. A two-year study of student Veterans reveals important findings about the support they need.