The Franklin H. Williams Judicial Commission and the New York State Office for Judicial Initiatives is hosting a Raise the Age Summit on Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of Law’s Dineen Hall. The program…
‘Mental Health and the Cost of Our Wars
J. Michael Haynie, vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation and Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) founder and executive director, wrote commentary for The Hill titled “Mental health and the cost of our wars.”
In 2011, Haynie founded the IVMF, the nation’s first interdisciplinary institute created to inform and advance the policy, economic and wellness concerns of America’s veterans and families. Today, IVMF programs serve over 25,000 veterans annually and the institute is widely acknowledged as the nation’s leading academic voice related to issues impacting veterans and military-connected families.
In the piece, Haynie notes that we must “commit to action that advances the cause of mental health across the military-connected community collaboratively. To read his essay in its entirety, visit The Hill.
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