Resources

Employment Support

• Rutgers University Career Services: http://careerservices.rutgers.edu/veterans.shtml
  Services such as résumé writing, job searches and networking opportunities are offered

For Families

• Military Family Night Out: http://www.centerforprevention.org/military-family-night/

• National Military Family Bereavement Study: http://www.militarysurvivorstudy.org/

• US Army Chief of Chaplains Office – “Ministering to Families Affected by Military Deployment:
  Resources for America’s Clergy”: 
https://www.army.mil/chaplaincorps

• Military Child Education Coalition – Living in the New Normal:
  http://www.militarychild.org/professionals/programs/living-in-the-new-normal-linn

• Joining Forces: http://www.joiningforces.gov

Hospital Programs/Veterans' Administration

Military/Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 
  http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ActiveDuty.aspx

• Home Base Program: http://www.homebaseprogram.org/
  Provides clinical care and support services

• No Veteran Dies Alone: www.newjersey.va.gov/giving/assignments.asp
  Provides support for life transitioning vets when family is not near

Parish Handouts

• Inclusion Tip Sheets from the National Catholic Partnership on Disability: 
  http://www.ncpd.org/ministries-programs/specific/tipsheets

Pastoral Care

Webinar and Toolkit from the National Catholic Partnership on Disability: 
  http://www.ncpd.org/webinars/veterans

Redeemer House: Brothers of Charity, Washington, DC: 
  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Redeemer-House-for-Veterans/348287085215297
  http://www.linkedin.com/company/redeemer-house-for-veterans?trk=ppro_cprof
  Desire to serve chronically homeless veterans suffering from mental illness

Welcome Them Home Help Them: Pastoral care and ministry with service members returning from war
  (
John Sippola, et. al.): http://wheatridge.com/welcome-them-home-help-them-heal/
 
 
• Mark Moitoza, D. Min, Vice Chancellor for Evangelization, Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA 
  (202) 719-3648  •  mmoitoza@milarch.org  •  www.milarch.org

• Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst Chapel: http://www.jointbasemdl.af.mil/Home/Chapel             

• Chaplain Corps: http://www.chaplaincorps.af.mil/          

PTSD                       

• The National Center for PTSD:
 
http://www.ptsd.va.gov
  Provides excellent resources for public and professionals

• Military/Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 
  http://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ActiveDuty.aspx

• I WAS THERE FILMS: http://iwastherefilms.org/  
  Films of soldier stories in order to heal PTSD

• About Face: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/AboutFace/
  Learn about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from Veterans who have experienced it    

• Heroes to Heroes Foundation: http://www.heroestoheroes.org/

Retreat Opportunities

• Cranaleith Spiritual Center Retreat for Men and Women: http://www.cranaleith.org

Substance Abuse and Addiction

• Veterans and Addiction: https://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/veterans/

Addiction Center: https://www.addictioncenter.com/addiction/post-traumatic disorder/

Books

Edward Tick, War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation’s Veterans from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder,
  Quest Books, Wheaton, IL, 2005

 Nancy Sherman, The Untold War: Inside The Hearts, Minds, And Souls Of Our Soldiers,
  W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, NY, 2010 and “Hidden Wounds: Healing After a Soldier’s
  Homecoming,” America: The National Catholic Weekly, May 21, 2012, pp. 13-16.

Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini, Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War,    
  Beacon Press, Boston, 2012, 144 pps. including Notes and Resources for Further Study

Don Philpott and Janelle Hill,  The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans
  (2nd Edition), Government Institutes:  The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham, MD, 2012,
  314 pps. including index and extensive Resources

John W. Sippola, Donald A. Tubesing, Amy Blumenshine, Valerie Yancey, Welcome Them Home; Help Them
  Heal: Pastoral care and ministry with service members returning from war, Whole Person Associates, Deluth,
  2009, 112 pps. including extensive Caregiver notes and liturgical resources.

Movies

• Soldiers of Conscience (2007): http://www.pbs.org/pov/soldiersofconscience/

• Restrepo (2010): http://restrepothemovie.com/

• Korengal (2014): http://korengalthemovie.com/screenings/