A local support organization is offering a series of workshops to veterans and their families.
Welcome Home Vets is starting the four week series, Veterans’ Family Wellness, on Tuesday July 29. Volunteer McVay says Welcome Home Vets provides a healing community where both veterans and active duty military along with their families feel understood and valued.
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McVay says the first session of the Family Wellness Program on Tuesday evening covers several related topics.
PTSD is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. TBI is Traumatic Brain Injury
On August 5th, the second session of the Veterans’ Family Wellness focuses on Military Culture and the Warrior Spirit.
Session 3 on August 19th covers Alcohol, Drugs and Codependency; and on August 26, the last session of the program is on Medications and PTSD Treatment.
All classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6pm-7:30 pm at the Welcome Home Vets’ office, 248 Mill St., Grass Valley. For additional information please call (530) 272-3300.
Welcome Home Vets contracts with local providers of psychological services who are competent in both psychotherapy and military culture to provide individual, group, family and peer-based services.
Welcome Home Vets also provides advocacy for veterans and their families, and works to increase community awareness of the problem of military-related psychological trauma and its effects on the veteran, the family and the community.