El Paso Veteran Spouse Resiliency Group

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Veteran Spouse Resiliency Groups (V-SRG) provide a safe space for veteran spouses and partners of veterans to come together, listen, share their stories, and lean on one another for support and guidance. These groups connect veteran spouses in Texas to their communities by providing strong peer support. 

This program was created for veteran spouses, by veteran spouses, and aims to provide a space where spouses and partners can gather with others who have a shared experience, and be provided support without judgement. If you have been looking for a strong community of spouses, this is it! Join us!

The program follow’s a unique peer-to-peer model:

  • Trained veteran spouses and/or committed partners facilitate groups of 6-8 spouses
  • Groups meet once a week for two hours over 12 weeks
  • Curriculum topics include:
    • Getting Started
    • Sharing Our Stories
    • Caring for Ourselves
    • Our Goals
    • The Lingering Effects of Service
    • Trauma, Secondary Trauma, and Compassion Fatigue
    • TBI, PTSD, Moral Injury, and Suicidality
    • Seeking Help
    • Love and Relationships
    • Our Kids
    • Life Transitions
    • Moving Forward 

The El Paso Group starts March 23rd and meet every Monday from 10:00-12:00pm for 12 weeks at Strive. Interested spouses can register for the group at the link below, or just show up to session 1 or 2 (March 23rd or 30th). Our groups close after session 2, so March 30th is the last date that new spouses/partners can join.

Contact Program Manager, Hannah O'Brien at hannahkob@austin.utexas.edu with any questions! We hope to see you there!