NEW DATE: Now on June 26!
The Intrepid Museum and New York Presbyterian Military Family Wellness Center welcome current and former military service members and their families for a series exploring the links between military service and the brain. Hear from researchers and veterans as they unravel myths and realities about the military and mental health.
Join us on June 26 for a virtual town hall discussing veteran mental health concerns around Covid-19. Learn about how social changes, grief and economic loss are affecting our veteran community, and about resources and strategies.
Speakers and Topics will include:
Matthew Ryba, Director of Community Outreach at MFWC; USMC veteran OIF/OEF
Dr. Yuval Neria, Director of MFWC Columbia and the PTSD Research and Treatment Program at New York State Psychiatric Institute; Professor of Medical Psychology at Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center
Long term mental health effects of the Covid-19 pandemic
Dr. John Markowitz, Research Psychiatrist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute; Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Telementalhealth therapy: Using technology to provide treatment remotely
Dr. Colleen Becket-Davenport, Clinical Psychologist at the National Center for PTSD, Dept. of Veteran Affairs Palo Alto; voluntary faculty Weill Cornell PATSS
Mobile mental health apps for self-care during Covid-19