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Combat Veteran Josh Bleill finds peace in the art therapy process of dance despite losing both his legs in Fallujah.

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Art and Art Therapy Resources – Around Indianapolis

Art of the Soul Studio 6350 N. Shadeland Ave. Ste 3. Indianapolis, IN 46220 www.artofthesoulstudio.com Kristi Gmutza, ATR-BC Art 4…(more)

Veterans Antiquities

Veterans Antiquities is the first company spawned by Veterans In Action (VIA), a non-profit organization dedicated to creating businesses run…(more)

Elder Heart

Elder Heart is a Veteran organization that does community projects as well as public, private and corporate art to raise…(more)

Art 4 Healing – Women’s Art Therapy Group

Women Veterans Art Therapy Group Women veterans will have the opportunity to use art to explore thoughts, feelings and behavior…(more)


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Josh Bleill Profile

Josh Bleill Profile

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Combat Veteran Josh Bleill finds peace in the art therapy process of dance despite losing both his legs in Fallujah.

Andrew Schnieders Profile

Andrew Schnieders Profile

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After returning from 13 months in Iraq, Staff Sgt. Andrews Schnieders, navigates through emotional trauma by drawing.

Lukasz Konopka, Ph.D. Profile

Lukasz Konopka, Ph.D. Profile

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Neuroscientist Lukasz Konopka, Ph.D. explores the science behind art therapy for veterans suffering from PTSD and tramatic brain injury.

Q Artistry Profile

Q Artistry Profile

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Six veterans discover relief from PTSD through theater as their form of art therapy.

Women Serving in War | TPT Co-Productions

From the war zone to life back home: Three generations of Minnesota's military women share their stories of service from World War II to Vietnam to Afghanistan.

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Center for Women Veterans

A new site that provides outreach to female service members and female veterans who have questions about health care, benefits information, and more.

Find Your County Veterans Service Officer

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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NPR America's Women Warriors

NPR Series – America’s Women Warriors

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A six-part NPR series on women in the military; from MST to combat to transitioning home. This series specifically focuses on the unique challenges women face in the military.

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Women Come Marching Home

Service: When Women Come Marching Home

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Service: When Women Come Marching Home portrays the courage of women in service and when they have left the military; the horrific traumas they faced, the inadequate care they often receive on return, and the accomplishments the women work mightily to achieve. Through compelling portraits, watch these women wrestle with prosthetics, homelessness, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma. The documentary takes the audience on a journey from Afghanistan and Iraq to Tennessee and New York City, from coping with the loss of two legs, to flashbacks, triggers and depression to ways to support other vets. The journey ends in Washington D.C. where vets meet with Congressional leaders to voice their concerns. Service honors the resilience of an amazing group of women who have overcome physical and emotional traumas with an unbroken spirit.

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Elizabeth Olson

StoryCorps – Veterans Crisis Line

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Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through their darkest hours.

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Vet to Vet: Jenn | Wisconsin Public Television

Vet to Vet: Jenn | Wisconsin Public Television

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"I think part of the reason why I wanted to be a therapist was because I wanted answers. I wanted to fix myself and I wanted to fix everybody else but I needed the answers. And I wanted the quick-fix way of how to do it and I just thought maybe if I read enough books I could find the answers. And that’s not true at all."

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Makers: Women in War

Track American women's increasing participation in war — from Vietnam to the present — as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies.

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Team Red, White, and Blue

Enriching the lives of America's veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.

Make the Connection-Family & Relationships

See veterans and their families sharing stories about how they helped and supported each other and find resources related to symptoms and conditions veterans may be experiencing.

My Next Move For Veterans

An interactive tool to help you learn about your career options. Search careers, industries, or translate your military job to civilian careers.


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