Since the 2022 Russian invasion, Ukraine’s veteran population has increased from roughly 500,000 to over 1.2 million and counting, yet the country’s ability to support its servicemembers has declined due to the war’s impact on the economy and infrastructure. Two…
Seminar will focus on healthcare for homeless veterans
“Health Care for Homeless Veterans: VA’s Five-Year Plan to End Homelessness,” the third in a five-part seminar series, will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. in SU’s Life Sciences Building Auditorium.
Adam Ormsby, program coordinator of Health Care for Homeless Veterans in Upstate New York, will discuss the physical and mental health needs of homeless veterans. Ormsby will share startling statistics of alcohol and drug abuse, as well as serious psychiatric and physical health diagnoses. Support services available for low-income veterans and financial assistance available to prevent veterans from falling into homelessness will be addressed. Ormsby will share the VA’s plans for improving employability and increasing independent living for those who have served our nation.
All seminars are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary. Parking is available in the Booth Garage and the Q4 lot.
For more information, visit salute.syr.edu/seminars or call 315-443-9297.