Situation Report: Posts From The Road Home Program

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Instead of Sheep


My name is Mathius Carter. I am an Outreach Coordinator at the Road Home Program and I recently authored a children’s book called “Instead of Sheep: A Soldier’s Way of Explaining PTSD to his Son”. I am an Army veteran with a family history of military service. One month before …

Have the Conversation


September is National Suicide Prevention Month, which offers an opportunity for Veterans, service members, and their loved ones to check in on one another. Unfortunately, suicide is the second leading cause of death for post-9/11 Veterans and a recent annual report published in 2021 by the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) …

Raising Your Awareness of PTSD


June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day. It’s a time to consider what you know about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and how to help yourself or someone who may be struggling. PTSD is considered one of the many invisible wounds of war and other psychological trauma. Trauma often leads to many …

National Nurses Day


Working as a nurse and nurse practitioner for the last 3 years at the Road Home Program and providing care to veterans and their families has been an extremely humbling experience. Here we are able to ensure that all patients receive the kind of care they deserve and have earned. …

New Beginnings


Many veterans find themselves misunderstood, stuck, or feel that they do not belong. What may seem like an everyday or ordinary task can feel overwhelming for a veteran. Being able to navigate public spaces can be especially triggering. For example, the sights and sounds of city living are amplified. Whether …

National Doctors’ Day


At RHP, we remove barriers to therapeutic care. Our clinicians build upon foundations of strength and resiliency found naturally within each veteran. At the core of our work is our belief in veterans’ resilience to recover from trauma. Our clients have the strength within themselves to heal and pave a …

national sleep awareness week

Sleep Hygiene: What It Is, Why It Matters

Harvey MorrisPodcast

Transcript of Road Home Program: The Podcast, Episode 17 Obtaining healthy sleep is important for both physical and mental health, improving productivity and overall quality of life. Everyone can benefit from better sleep, and sleep hygiene can play a key part in achieving that goal. Will Beiersdorf, Executive Director at The …

Road Home Program’s 8th Anniversary


March 14th, 2022 marks the 8-year anniversary of the Road Home Program and we are grateful for the support we have received over the years but equally grateful for having the opportunity to serve veterans, service members, and their families who are struggling with the invisible wounds of war and …

It Should Have Been Me


My name is Mark Schimmelpfennig. For the last 5 ½ years, I have been part of the care team at the Road Home Program. We help veterans and active duty service men and women who are experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, suicide ideation, and issues related to military sexual …