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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