Heal! Veterans & Their Service Dogs

A Photographic Series about Coming Home, PTSD, and Canine Companions
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Photographer Vicki Topaz tells the stories of our veterans who face tremendous odds upon their return from war to civilian society. This project depicts their struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other disabilities, and highlights the benefits they receive from an unlikely source—a service dog.

22 U.S. Veterans Commit Suicide Every Day

The mission:

•Inform our communities about PTSD and the role of service dogs

•Urge veterans with psychological disabilities to seek help

•Help veterans learn about the benefits of service dogs

•Promote service dogs as an alternative or complementary treatment

•Urge government to enact better legislation for veterans with hidden disabilities 

For further information, please visit: www.healveterans.com

Upcoming Events

Lava Mae Free Mobile Showers
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8:30 am
Main Library, Fulton Street Steps
Veterans Resource Center Drop-In
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Golden Gate Rm - 5th Fl
Heart/Mind Meditation
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 12:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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ACT Test Prep
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:00 pm
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Meditation Group
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Tai Chi
Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:00 pm
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley Patio

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