The State of Stigma

November 2022 — The State of Stigma: Veterans Mental Health

Stigma can be a significant barrier for Veterans needing and wanting help for mental health challenges. An estimated 50% of returning Veterans in need do not seek mental health treatment.

MODERATED BY—Matt Smith, Executive Director of PreventionFocus

Dan Arnold

Program Manager for Peer Support and Dwyer Programs

Dan Mitchell

Program Manager, SSG Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program

Michael Shurmatz, LMSW

Social Worker, Buffalo Vet Center