Protecting Veterans - Thursday May 27
Dara Kennedy and Maya Shwayder examine looming crises facing veterans. Massachusetts state representative John Velis talks about mental health struggles among veterans and the types of help available. Steven Kennedy, who served in Iraq, shares his experience with mental health, substance abuse, and why he's an advocate for veterans who are enduring the same experiences.
Steven Connor, Director of Central Hampshire Veterans' Services, will discuss how upcoming eviction moratoriums may affect homeless veterans.
Connecticut state representative Raghib Allie-Brennan discusses his co-sponsored bill that aims to provide benefits to veterans who are deemed ineligible based on their sexual orientation.
If you are a veteran who is experiencing homelessness, call 877-424-3838.
If you are a veteran who is effected by mental health or substance abuse call The Vet Center, 877-927-8387.