Resources for Veterans and Their Families

  • Half of Us

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  • The Real Warriors Campaign

    The Real Warriors Campaign is an initiative launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families.

Resources for Art Therapy

  • Combat Arts San Diego

    Combat Arts San Diego is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides art classes, museum tours, art exhibitions, and public art opportunities for post-911 combat veterans. Using art as a catalyst between the veteran creator and the public viewer, Combat Arts facilitates and exhibits combat veteran generated artwork to inform and educate the public about veteran’s issues.

  • Veteran Vision Project

    The Veteran Vision Project is a photo documentary, featuring authentic military service members and their lives. The photo subjects represented are not commissioned models or actors. The people and the artifacts belonging to them as photographed in this project are real. This is currently an independent, privately funded and organized academic photo essay of American military service members through a series of images. The mission is to help veterans heal by providing them with a voice

  • Veteran Artist Program

    VAP, a 501c3 nonprofit, takes artists who are also veterans, and propels their works and careers into the mainstream creative arts community through networking, mentorships, collaborations with professional artists, and original productions. We are based in New York City but are currently creating programming across the country to expand the network and visibility of veteran artists. VAP focuses on five disciplines: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Writing/Literature, Film/Video, and New/Interactive Media. We also provide high quality, veteran-led, professional services such as event and film production, documentation through video and photography, gallery exhibitions and much more.

  • The ArtReach Foundation

    The ArtReach Foundation® assists through the education of the creative expressive arts therapies, of painting, music, dance, movement and creative writing, with the growth and development of children who have experienced the traumatic effects of war, violence, and/or natural disaster. For over 17 years, The ArtReach Foundation® has developed a training method called the ArtReach Model® which has assisted thousands of children in the US and abroad.

  • American Legion Auxiliary

    American Legion Auxiliary hosts of the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival – to be held in Jackson, MS, October 2016

  • The Arts & The Military

    The Arts & The Military provides educational programs, art-making workshops, and exhibitions for a wide-range of cultural, educational, medical, and military institutions.

  • Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and Psymposia

    Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.

  • Venterans’ Art Center Tampa Bay

    The Veterans Art Center Tampa Bay 501c-3 is dedicated to providing opportunities for military and veterans to develop and showcase creative and artistic accomplishments. As veterans and their families transition to civilian life, the Veterans Art Center is supportive of their need for creative outlets as well as the need for economic opportunities.