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Veteran Henry Howard was “hiding things” until he called the VA Crisis Hotline. He tells how a VA team, “Transformed me into a new person.”
March 29 is Vietnam Veteran Day. Here is one Vietnam Veteran determined to remind America how caring for our heroes should look.
A VA peer support specialist asked a homeless man if he was a Veteran. Days later, he was enrolled in VA health care and in his own apartment.
Marine Corps Veteran Vince Bryant is a peer support specialist, reaching out to his fellow Veterans. “Talking about it is therapeutic.”
From a jail cell to a master’s degree in mental health counseling. Army Veteran Anthony Warren helps other Veterans as a HUD-VASH peer support specialist.
Army Veteran Yvonne Grissett’s difficult journey with Military Sexual Trauma, PTSD and alcohol. She describes her VA treatment as “Powerful.” Today, she is a Peer Support Specialist helping Veterans.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated November 29, 2022
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