6 Ways Endeavors Can Help Veterans Crush Their 2021 Goals
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New year. New goals. New You. With 2021 here (finally!) and new possibilities on the horizon, together, we can take your visions for what you want life to look like and build a plan to make it happen.
With some thoughtful planning, dedication, and a support system, you can crush any goal you set your mind to. In that spirit, we’ve been thinking about how we can help Veterans and their families in need to achieve their goals and change their lives for the better.
1. Don’t Just Survive…Thrive!
From pushed-back PCS moves, extended deployments, shifting childcare and education plans, 2020 has been a difficult year for military families. Our Veteran Supportive Services are here for low-income Veterans and their families, offering a range of services from emergency rental assistance to mental health care.
2. Strengthen Your Relationship
In times of both peace and struggle, having a strong foundation makes all the difference. Whether you’re experiencing challenges in your relationship or just want to put in the maintenance work, couples therapy is a really great way to strengthen that bond. The idea that couples therapy is a last resort for saving a relationship is a complete myth. Relationships are hard, and anyone can benefit from working on them. Contact our Cohen Clinics to set up a virtual consultation or for info on upcoming support groups!
3. Get The VA Benefits You Deserve
As a Veteran, you are entitled to certain benefits for yourself and your family, but navigating the Department of Veteran Affairs can be confusing and difficult. Our Veteran Supportive Services team is highly trained to determine which benefits you qualify for and work diligently to make sure you receive them. After all, you served your country selflessly. Now it’s our turn to take care of you.
4. Tackle Remote Learning Like A Pro
While schools try to keep our children safe and provide a top-notch education, the stressors of remote learning are real for everyone in the family. But we believe you have it in you to manage this new reality like a champ. You just need a little support. Our Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinics are offering virtual support groups and workshops to help parents navigate remote learning and support their students through the changes. Follow us on social media or contact us to find out when the next support group and workshop is meeting!
5. Prioritize Your Mental Health
If 2020 has done a number on your mental wellbeing, you’re not alone. Whether you are a Veteran living with a traumatic disorder like PTSD, a spouse trying to manage the stress of helping your children with remote learning, or a parent concerned about the effects of your Veteran’s mental health on your family, our team can help through our discreet Telehealth services, virtual support groups, and online workshops. Contact our Cohen Clinics for info on Telehealth and upcoming events!
6. Put Yourself First With A New Exercise Routine
Whether it’s trying a yoga class, setting up an exercise space in your home, or just breaking up your workday with intermittent walks, daily exercise can do wonders for your mind and body! If you’re a Veteran in the San Antonio area, you might even pencil in a visit to our new Veteran Wellness Center (VWC), which will be open as soon as it’s safe to be together again. Here’s a sneak peek and make sure to follow the VWC on Facebook for updates!
About Endeavors and Cohen Veterans Network
Endeavors is a longstanding national non-profit that provides an array of programs and services in support of children, families, Veterans, and those struggling with mental illness and other disabilities. Endeavors serves vulnerable people in crisis through innovative personalized services. For more information, please visit www.endeavors.org.
Cohen Veterans Network is a 501(c)(3) national not for profit philanthropic network of mental health clinics for post-9/11 veterans and their families. CVN focuses on improving mental health outcomes, via a network of outpatient mental health clinics for veterans and their families in high-need communities, in which trained clinicians deliver holistic evidence-based care to treat mental health conditions. The network currently has 19 clinics in operation serving veterans and their families across the country. Learn more about Cohen Veterans Network.