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Month of the Military Child

At Cohen Veterans Network we’re proud to serve military children, adolescents, and teens, providing high-quality, accessible mental health services. This April, join us to celebrate the Month of the Military Child, as we recognize the strength, resilience, service and sacrifice of our #MightyMilitaryKids around the world.

Find military child resources and ways to get involved below:

 

  • Tell us about a strong, resilient military child in your life using the hashtag #MightyMilitaryKids. Or, if you grew up a military child yourself, share a throwback photo and your advice for military kids today. Follow and tag Cohen Veterans Network in your posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram to be featured!
  • Present your #MightyMilitaryKids with a certificate to show your appreciation! Download a Download a Month of the Military Child Certificate here!
  • Check out ‘Learning Resilience from Military Kids’ infographic

You’re invited! We are hosting free, family-friendly events open to all military families. Find a #MightyMilitaryKids event in your area, or join virtually from anywhere!

Jacksonville, NC 
Cohen Clinic at Hope For The Warriors 
Month of the Military Child Eggstravaganza 
Friday, April 15, 11am to 2pm EDT 
Sign Up Here 
 

San Diego, CA
Cohen Clinic at VVSD 
2nd Annual We Our Mil Drive-Thru Family Night 
Thursday, April 21, 2pm to 5pm PDT 
Sign Up Here 
 
Farmers Branch, TX 
Cohen Clinic at Metrocare 
Carry the Load Kickoff and Military Kids Appreciation Event 
Saturday, April 23, 10am to 1pm CDT 
Sign Up Here 

Norfolk, Virginia
Cohen Clinic at The Up Center 
Military Children’s Gala 
Sunday, April 24, 4pm to 7pm EDT 
Sign Up Here 
 

Anchorage, AK
Cohen Clinic at Alaska Behavioral Health
Mindfulness Art Activity for Military Teens
Two Rivers Youth Center, Bldg. 297, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK 99505
Thursday, April 14, 4pm to 5:30 pm AKDT

Fairbanks, AK
Cohen Clinic at Alaska Behavioral Health
Purple Up! Rock Painting and Geocache Walking Trail
168th Air National Guard Wellness Center, 375 Tanker Road
Eielson Air Force Base, Building #3127, Second Floor
Thursday, April 14, 9am to 2pm AKDT

Fort Wainwright, AK
Cohen Clinic at Alaska Behavioral Health
Purple Up Bootcamp at the USO – Event info. table
USO at Ft. Wainwright Army Post, 3727 Neely Road
Friday, April 15, 2pm to 5pm AKDT

 

Cohen Veterans Network provides mental health care to military families, children and teens. Cohen Clinics can help children with a number of concerns including

  • life adjustment
  • limited focus/attention
  • grief/loss
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • self-harm
  • suicidal ideation

Find a Cohen Clinic near you

  • Blue Star Families strengthens military families by connecting them with their neighbors – individuals and organizations – to create vibrant communities of mutual support. BSF has programs and activities for military kids like their Blue Star Books and Blue Star Parks initiatives! 
  • Camp Corral‘s mission is to transform the lives of children of wounded, ill, and fallen military heroes by providing camp, advocacy, and enrichment programs. 
  • Military Child Education Coalition supports all military-connected children by educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle. MCEC offers webinars, podcasts, and more resources. 
  • Military Kids Connect is a website designed to help military kids face challenges of deployment through interactive activities and peer stories. 
  • Our Military Kids funds sports, arts & other enrichment activities for military children when parents are deployed overseas w/ the National Guard/Reserve or recovering from severe injuries sustained in post-9/11 overseas mission. 
  • Partners in Promise protects the rights of military children in Special Education through educating and advising military family members, military service organizations, Department of Defense and public officials. PIP has educational tools and resources to help military children with special needs stay on track. 
  • Sesame Street for Military Families supports our military families with young children ages 2-8 through all the milestones of their lives. The initiative aims to address the ongoing needs of military children related to their experiences and transitions. Find coloring pages, educational videos, and activities to do with your military child.  
  • Tuesday’s Children has an innovative platform of programs specially designed to equip surviving children, widows and families impacted by the tragic events of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, with both real world and career advancement skills. 
  • Zero To Three has developed tools for parents to use as they navigate the many transitions that are a part of military-connected life.