Stranger At Home: Finding Policy Solutions to End the Mental Health Crisis in the United States Armed Forces

Description

Meeting Method:
Hybrid
Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum

Join us for a timely conversation focused on the mental health crisis in the United States Military, and the concrete steps that can be taken to address it. The discussion will be centered around the documentary "Stranger At Home," currently airing nationally on PBS. The film follows the story of three veterans and their unified message of the urgent need for mental healthcare reform. Click here to view the documentary in advance of the event in the Forum

This event will feature:

  • Jack Hammond, CEO, Home Base, Brigadier General (US Army, Retired) 
  • Rosalind Atkins Green, Army veteran and Wounded Warriors Project representative 
  • Dr. Jack Brooks, Women's Trauma Recovery Team at VA Boston
  • Dana Helen Born (Moderator), Lecturer in Public Policy, Faculty Chair, Senior Executive Fellows Program, and Faculty Advisor for the Black Family Graduate Fellowship, Brigadier General (US Air Force, Retired)
  • Beth Dolan (Moderator), Producer and Director of "Stranger At Home" documentary

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Accessibility

The IOP encourages persons with disabilities to participate in our programs. If you have questions about accommodations or the physical access provided, please contact 617-495-1360 or iop_info@hks.harvard.edu in advance of the event. The Forum is currently closed to those without a Harvard ID, and RSVPs are required for in-person attendance.