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.
Matt Smith, Executive Director 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