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Peer Network News
Friday, February 10, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Why veterans' greatest resources for getting mental health help are one another »
February 7, 2017   When it comes to getting connected to the mental health help they need, so...
Thursday, September 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Police train to de-escalate interactions with veterans in crisis »
KXAN covered the training provided by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).  TCOLE, together with the...
Friday, August 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fox 7 Austin speaks with Veterans Mental Health Program Director, Sean Hanna »
Fox 7 Austin interviewed Sean Hanna, Director of Veterans Mental Health about the program and MVPN.   Watch the...
Monday, July 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Houston MVPN Peer Court Mentors »
The second video in the story involves one of Houston’s MVPN Peer Court Mentors. While the story is in Spanish, it provide...
Friday, April 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fox 7 Austin highlights the Veteran Reentry Program »
Erin McGann, Justice Involved Veteran Coordinator for the Texas Veterans Commission, sat down with Mike Warren of Fox 7 in...
Monday, July 27, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Read about MVPN's collaborative efforts with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice »
Read about MVPN's collaborative efforts with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as covered by the Houston Chronicle....
Friday, February 27, 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
MVPN Recognized by Veterans Administration for Peer Support »
The dedication and hard work of the MVPN Peer Coordinators and Peer Volunteers has been instrumental in MVPN being recogni...
Thursday, February 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tragedy highlights need for Peer Engagement »
Fox News affiliate in Austin story on Veteran suicide highlights need for Peer Support and Engagement.   http:...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Abilene Peer Network Center Featured in Telemundo News Story »
Glen McGraw, MVPN Coordinator in Abilene, TX, was interviewed by the local affiliate of Telemundo Spanish News Network reg...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Project Cohort: A unique opportunity for Austin-area Veterans suffering invisible wounds of war »
Are you a Veteran in the Austin area?   Are you wondering how to reconnect with your Brothers- and Sisters-in-...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plainview MVPN Coordinator Helps Organize 'Welcome Home' »
Angie Nelms, Plainview MVPN Coordinator, helps recognize the service and sacrifices of one of our Brothers in Arms! &nb...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Victoria MVPN Coordinator seeks to Provide Activities for Veteran Community »
Michael Allen, MVPN Coordinator in Victoria, has a host of activities for Veterans in the Victoria area. If interested, co...
Friday, October 9, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
MVPN Faith-based Services and Veterans' Courts highlighted by CBS News »
Check out this video (27 mins) from CBS News to learn how faith-based services and veterans' courts help veterans returnin...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MVPN receives Governor's award for serving incarcerated Veterans »
The Military Veteran Peer Network was presented the Reentry and Integration Division Award during the Governor’s 2015 Crim...
Thursday, April 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overcoming the Stigma of Women on the Battlefield »
For many people, Veterans included, women serving in the combat zone is often stigmatized as serving in a support capacity...
Friday, March 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waco Veteran One-Stop and Waco Harley Event for Veterans »
Adam Smith’s Harley-Davidson of Waco is hosting a Veteran Out-Reach event in concert with the Waco Veteran One-Stop....
Friday, March 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
San Antonio Veterans Event »
SAN ANTONIO -- State and federal officials are holding a benefits fair for Texas Veterans this weekend. The free "come and...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
MVPN Coordinator Partners with Outward Bound and Project Rebirth »
Have you been looking for a way to reconnect with the brotherhood you felt in the war zone? Are you interested in a challe...
Friday, October 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amarillo's Peer Network Center is Open! »
http://www.connectamarillo.com/news/story.aspx?id=1109808#.VEGFS010zIU
Friday, October 17, 2014   (2 Comments - view/add)
TVC and Fund for Veterans Assistance announce $1 million grant for Rural Area Veteran Transportation »
http://www.myhighplains.com/story/d/story/a-big-grant-for-texas-veterans-commission/10179/xPbW3nphmUWHH4M5SrhciQ
Monday, September 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Austin Statesman Special Investigation Regarding Deaths of Texas Veterans »
http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local-military/texas-war-veteran-deaths-studied/nSPJs/
Thursday, September 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Honor Flight Seeking Pearl Harbor Survivors »
http://www.myfoxaustin.com/story/26511415/honor-flight-austin-looking-for-texas-pearl-harbor-veterans
Thursday, September 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Harris County Veteran's Court »
http://www.galvestondailynews.com/news_ap/texas/article_14fcc4d7-e53d-5e49-9b4e-d52df7148c10.html
Tuesday, September 9, 2014   (2 Comments - view/add)
TDCJ Partners With MVPN for First Ever Veterans' Dorm »
http://www.texastribune.org/2014/09/09/video
Wednesday, August 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peer Network Center now open in the Heart of Texas Area »
http://www.wacotrib.com/news/nonprofits/veterans-one-stop-satellite-branch-opens-in-mexia/article_20584da3-7b45-58e5-be8d-...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tarrant County Vet Court making a difference! »
http://www.crowleystar.net/news/ci_26326423?source=jBarTicker
Wednesday, August 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local college supportive of Vets »
http://www.kxii.com/home/headlines/Grayson-College-helps-veteran-students--272659441.html
Wednesday, August 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peer Network Center in Amarillo! »
http://www.newschannel10.com/story/26350438/local-organization-awarded-veterans-mental-health-grant-for-support-services
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
An El Paso Homelessness Option for Female Veterans »
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/03/us/in-el-paso-a-new-homeless-shelter-with-female-veterans-in-mind.html?_r=0
Friday, August 22, 2014   (2 Comments - view/add)
FVA Grant provides meals and home repairs »
http://kxan.com/2014/08/19/500000-grant-for-veterans-will-go-to-home-repairs/
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grapevine Area SMVF enjoy camaraderie on the water »
http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Wounded-Texas-veterans-find-therapy-on-the-water-5705718.php
Tuesday, August 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
CNN Documentary on Post Traumatic Stress »
CNN's Soledad O'Brien's production company has produced a documentary on PTS from the Warrior's perspective. Within the do...
Monday, June 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
VA's Burn Pit Registry Is Now Open »
http://www.usatoday.com/story/nation/2014/06/23/burn-pit-registry-opens/11273885/
Tuesday, May 6, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amarillo MVPN Volunteer Coordinator Involved In National Mental Health First Aid Effort For Veterans »
http://www.c-span.org/video/standalone/?319006-1/veterans-mental-health
Tuesday, April 22, 2014   (2 Comments - view/add)
Veterans’ families key to getting help with PTSD, mental health issues »
http://www.wacotrib.com/news/military/veterans-families-key-to-getting-help-with-ptsd-mental-health/article_d1f509ff-12f3-...

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