Telehealth Takes Off

CVN Telehealth is being strategically rolled out to all of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinics in our network. This concept will prove invaluable in the effort to bring high-quality mental health care to veterans and their families in suburban and rural areas, including larger states with high veteran populations such as Texas and California.

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A Veterans Day Message from our President & CEO

On Veterans Day especially, we take note of the sacrifices our veterans have made for this nation. We want all veterans and their families to know that we are expanding our footprint and are here for them, regardless of the types of mental health challenges they are facing. You can get better with us.

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CVN Reaches Major Milestone

The Cohen Veterans Network successfully opened its final two pilot clinics, at USC in Los Angeles and at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in October. This milestone moment helps the network fulfill its commitment to veterans and military families…

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Coast Guard Veteran Finds Real Help in San Antonio

Joshua, a United States Coast Guard veteran, has been visiting the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic in San Antonio for one-on-one help with his PTSD. He had not had good experiences attempting to get help elsewhere, and more importantly…

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A Recap of a Presidential Town Hall on Veterans

Last night, President Barack Obama held a town hall meeting in Fort Lee, Va. The President faced some difficult questions from members of military families. The event aired lived on CNN. Obama explained some of the effort around de-stigmatizing mental…

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CVN Founder Speaks on Veterans Issues

In the lead up to the first Cohen Care Summit Cohen Veterans Network Founder Steven A. Cohen discusses his reasons for supporting this effort. Cohen (rt.) with Family Endeavors CEO Travis Pearson at our San Antonio clinic.  Cohen…

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Creating Awareness of Women Veterans

American culture has long idolized the armed forces and those who serve our country have represented the epitome of manliness. This equation of men and the military is an entrenched but narrow sighted perception that devalues the women who serve…

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CVN Founder Visits Texas Clinics

Cohen Veterans Network Founder Steven A. Cohen visited our clinics in Dallas and San Antonio on August 8 and 9. Cohen was joined by the network’s CEO, Anthony Hassan, as well as CVN board members Michael Sullivan, Doug Haynes, Gary Goldring,…

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Tragic Killings Raise Questions, Stereotypes

Cohen Veterans Network’s mission is to destigmatize mental health care and improve the lives of all veterans in the United States.   The recent tragic killings of police officers in Dallas, TX and Baton Rouge, LA have been disturbing for…

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CVN Receiving Strong Responses

As the Cohen Veterans Network grows, client feedback will help our Steven A. Cohen Military Family clinics to make treatment as comfortable and productive as possible. CVN now has some early results from a client experience survey that will be…

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Data Confirms Veterans Suicide Crisis

Recently released VA data confirms the suicide crisis among veterans. In 2014, on average 20 veterans took their own lives every day. The common estimate as of 2010 was that there were 22 veteran suicides per day but the numbers…

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Growing the Team

Another key position in the CVN central office was filled with the addition of Data Manager Todd Dias. Todd was previously Manager of Informatics and Statistics for the Perinatal Data Center at the March of Dimes Foundation, where he gained…

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CVN Meets the Secretary of the Navy

The Secretary of the Navy visited the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at NYU Langone Medical Center and used the moment as an opportunity to sign policy supporting the mental health treatment of Sailors and Marines. Cohen Veterans Network…

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The Network is Coming Together

Things are progressing rapidly for the first five pilot clinics in the Cohen Veterans Network. Our San Antonio clinic is off and running, making a big impact in their community. The official public opening for that location was May 10.

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San Antonio Clinic Set to Open

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Family Endeavors in San Antonio will formally open on May 10. CVN Executive Director Anthony Hassan and Medal of Honor recipient Kyle White will both be on hand for the launch event.

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Stars for the CVN Team

This month the central office at the Cohen Veterans Network received a very nice surprise in the mail from the non-profit group Stars For Our Troops. Susan Wells, Founder of the Troy, N.Y. based organization, sent in a letter explaining their…

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The Country is Taking Notice of CVN

Last week’s public launch of the Cohen Veterans Network was well covered in the media with stories by Bloomberg News, Stars and Stripes, Vanity Fair, Philanthropy.com, and a National TV appearance on…

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CVN Founder Honored at Marine Corps Gala

Cohen Veterans Network Founder Steven A. Cohen was honored last night at the Marines Corps Law Enforcement Foundation dinner in New York City. Cohen received the Commandant’s Leadership Award for his work in the veterans space, especially with the launch…

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A Look at the Inaugural CVN Clinics Kickoff

The Cohen Veterans Network held an inaugural retreat in Dallas from March 30 – 31. Staff from each of the first four Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinics were in attendance. Members of the CVN Board of Directors were also…

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CVN at NatCon16

The entire Cohen Veterans Network team attended the National Council for Behavioral Health’s 2016 Conference from March 7 – 9, 2016. In addition to providing high-quality care for veterans and their families, CVN will work to…

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Stigma as a Barrier to Treatment

A recent story on Military.com takes a look at the stigma associated with barriers to treatment associated for veterans. The story indicates that “Experts who work with both active-duty military and veterans say the stigma of mental illness — whether combat stress,…

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How to Care for a Veteran with PTSD

If you have a friend or family member who suffers from PTSD, give them the time and space to process what is happening to them, and to listen to their story with compassion and without judgment, according to Dr. Rita Nakashima…

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